Attorneys representing Baltimore's foster children say the city's social services department is illegally keeping children in offices overnight, 30 years after entering into a federal consent decree over treatment of foster children.Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake are highlighting summer jobs for Baltimore youths. The governor and the mayor announced funding for the jobs on Wednesday for the initiative called YouthWorks. It places young people between the ages of ...Read More »
The state can keep a foster child’s Social Security survivor’s benefits to pay for money it spent on his care, a Maryland appeals court held this week.Read More »
Two private attorneys — M. Natalie McSherry of Kramon & Graham and Mitchell Y. Mirviss of Venable — lead the list of honorees at next month’s Maryland Legal Services Corp. annual awards reception. The lawyers will share the Arthur W. ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A federal appeals court has rejected an effort to overturn a federal court ruling requiring reforms in the Baltimore city foster care system. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision was issued Wednesday in the 26-year-old L.J. ...Read More »