The Daily Record welcomes letters to the editor and opinion columns on public policy issues that affect Maryland businesses and the legal community. Letters to the editor should be 300 words or less. Columns can be up to 800 words. All are subject to editing for length or clarity. Submissions must include the writer’s name, address and a daytime phone number for confirmation. They can be sent to Editor Thomas Baden Jr. at tbaden@thedailyrecord.com.

The tangled history of judicial elections

 The attorney general of Maryland, Douglas F. Gansler, announced this month that he will urge the General Assembly to pass legislation that would eliminate contested judicial elections for circuit court judges and instead enable voters to decide every 10 years ...

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Editorial: Moving quickly to make amends

We are pleased to see the General Assembly moving quickly to address a problem caused by legislation passed last year that has cost auto salespeople thousands of dollars in sales commissions.  State Sen. Jamie Raskin, D-Montgomery, sponsor of the original ...

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Divorcing? Do all the groundwork

Divorce is difficult, both emotionally and financially. As you navigate the challenging territory of divorce proceedings, it’s important to protect your financial interests. You can save yourself time, money and additional strife down the road by being proactive and informed ...

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