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Legal writing notebook: Liberating the Bride of Frankenmemo

A late hour in a dark office. A sleep-deprived lawyer squints at a glowing flatscreen, her keyboard pattering: tappity tap tap tap. Ctrl+C. Ctrl+V. Tap ...

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The impact of the broadening rights to parent

Maryland recently passed laws that expand the right to parent. On June 1, 2019, House Bill 519 (See 2019 Md. ALS 438, 2019 Md. Laws ...

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Child welfare: Assessing the criminal background of potential caregivers

This article discusses an unusual but actual issue, which arose in a criminal background check of an individual who hoped to provide a home for ...

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Legal protection for youngest drug victims: The presumption of neglect

The broad policy of the Child in Need of Assistance (CINA) subtitle is to ensure that juvenile courts and local departments of social services exercise authority ...

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