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Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: Keep government payments public

From the White House to the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office comes a common mantra — a new era of accountability and transparency in government has dawned. In a January 21, 2009 Memo to the Executive Branch, President Obama directed federal ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Making criminals out of volunteers

Suppose a Maryland politician were to advocate passing a new law that would make it a criminal offense for attorneys to volunteer more than a couple of hours of their legal services on behalf of their favorite candidates in this ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: A grace period for juveniles

The Supreme Court recently heard argument in the cases of two Florida inmates who are serving life sentences without parole for crimes committed when they were teenagers. Harris Sullivan was convicted of two counts of sexual battery committed when he ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Increase filing fees to ensure access to justice

One of the cornerstones of our civil society is the belief that all people, regardless of race, religion, or income level, should have access to an impartial and reliable legal system. This conviction, always deeply held among the members of ...

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