The Maryland Judicial Council, the policy making body for the Maryland courts under the leadership of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, passed a resolution last month to cut the chains that have shackled juvenile offenders detained in ...Read More »
The retirement of Associate Judge Glenn T. Harrell Jr. from the Court of Appeals of Maryland this past June is a loss to that court, the Bar and to the state. (Fortunately, Judge Harrell has agreed to sit until his ...Read More »
In the criminal justice system, prosecutors serve a unique role with special duties quite different from other lawyers. While a private lawyer’s duty is to provide zealous representation of a client, the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct impose upon ...Read More »
A recently released report of the Baltimore city grand jury that served from January until May gives the public a window through which to view some Baltimore police officers. The report recounts the presentation of instructors at the police academy ...Read More »
The world has condemned the recent killing of a lion named Cecil that lived in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, and American dentist and trophy hunter Dr. Walter Palmer faces extradition charges for illegal poaching. The Wildlife Conservation Research Unit ...
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We applaud Gov. Larry Hogan and his public safety team for closing the Men’s Dormitory of the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC). This section of the jail complex is part of the old Maryland Penitentiary, the design and construction of ...Read More »
We believe that the Attorney Grievance Commission must have the power to stop disbarred lawyers from continuing to practice law and those activities reasonably related thereto, where there is any possibility those services will be provided to consumers other than lawyers.
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