With enactment a foregone conclusion, the House Judiciary Committee heard testimony Wednesday on legislation that would repeal Maryland’s lifetime ban on convicted perjurers from testifying in court.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday and posed questions during a Supreme Court oral argument, provoking gasps from the audience. And it wasn’t just one question; it was a string of them in an ...Read More »
MAYS LANDING, N.J. — A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year. Judge Michael Donio signed the order after the ...Read More »
Court personnel in Montgomery County district courts have failed to provide recommended safeguards for domestic-violence victims in more than 70 percent of successful protective-order cases that came before them, a non-profit group that tracks domestic-violence cases in the county’s courts stated in a report released Monday.
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The suspensions of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underscore a troubling fact: When compared with the general population, NFL players are disproportionately arrested and charged with domestic violence -- and murder, weapons charges and sex offenses.Read More »