OCEAN CITY — A room full of attorneys and judges received a primer on implicit bias and how it is manifested in court at the Maryland State Bar Association Legal Summit and Annual Meeting on Thursday. Implicit bias describes subconscious categorizations that affect conscious behavior, said Russell A. McClain, associate dean for diversity and inclusion […]
A bill to allow the media to film and broadcast criminal sentencing proceedings, which was criticized by judges, attorneys and victims’ rights advocates, received an unfavorable committee report Thursday. Proposed by Del. Frank Conaway Jr., D-Baltimore City, House Bill 81 would have permitted media outlets to file a written request at least 24 hours prior to […]
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