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Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: A step forward, a step backward (access required)

A tip of the hat to Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis for disbanding the plainclothes police teams known locally as “jump-out boys” or “knockers.” His reason was sound: He said he wanted badges displayed on the chests of his ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Howard S. Chasanow, 1937-2017 (access required)

It was in the mind and sinews of the law that you would always find Howard S. Chasanow. When he died Sunday, one day shy of his 80th birthday, Judge Chasanow had developed a national reputation as a master mediator ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: The pasta-bilities are endless (access required)

This board sends a sincere “complimenti” for the initiative shown by the Northern, Central and Southeastern Shore counties of Maryland to move away from chicken farming and to a more environmentally sound harvest on par with growing corn and soy ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Too much haze around medical marijuana (access required)

Maryland needs to get to the finish line when it comes to providing patients with medical cannabis. It’s just not happening. It seems to us that instead of focusing on delivering cannabis to those Maryland residents who would medically benefit ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Md. should allow divorce by mutual consent for couples with children (access required)

This board is disappointed the Maryland General Assembly once again will not consider whether couples with minor children should be allowed to divorce by “mutual consent.” Last year, the legislature passed a bill, signed by the Gov. Larry Hogan, allowing ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: And justice for all? (access required)

The recent presidential election laid bare the deep divisions in our country and the Editorial Advisory Board’s editorial on Judge Neil M. Gorsuch shines a spotlight on the divide between men and women. The women of this Board – while ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: For Baltimore’s top cop, a self-inflicted wound (access required)

It would be better if Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis lit a candle and did not curse the darkness. But instead of illuminating the problems of his own institution he has blasted the Baltimore city courts and the State’s Attorney’s ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: End a sucker’s bet on slot machines (access required)

Forgive us if we were not celebrating when MGM National Harbor resort had its glittering opening in December. Traffic was backed up and the casino and resort was filled within an hour of its opening. Gov. Larry Hogan was fulsome in ...

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