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Commentary

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.

A profile in courage: Samuel Leibowitz

Samuel Leibowitz was one of the great New York criminal defense attorneys of the 1920s and 30s. In 1941, he became a judge on the Criminal Court of New York. Throughout his career, Leibowitz successfully tried scores of criminal cases. ...

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Mental health and gun violence

As a lawyer with a physical disability who also has experienced depression, I’m disappointed at the tenor of how our society discusses a disease of millions of Americans – mental illness. Each tragic occurrence of a mass shooting results in ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Let’s not forget the Maryland Constitution

The final days of the Supreme Court’s recently concluded term brought several significant constitutional decisions, including Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which overturned Roe v. Wade, and Kennedy v. Bremerton School District which “abandoned” Lemon v. Kurtzman. Notwithstanding the ...

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