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Editorial Advisory Board: A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity (access required)

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We have written many editorials over the years regarding the state of Baltimore’s courthouses.  Individual members of the advisory board have discussed the need for a new courthouse and complete rebuilding of the current courthouses with successive governors, mayors, members ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Time for ‘broadcast ban’ to go (access required)

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Transparency in government. Politicians and officials regularly say they are favor of it, but there remain some surprising limits on such transparency. Take, for example, Maryland’s “broadcast ban” statute. The “ban” prohibits – subject to criminal penalty — recording or ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: As normalcy returns, heed lessons of pandemic (access required)

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The courts are attempting to return to post-pandemic normalcy. On May 24, 2021, Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera issued an administrative order expanding statewide judiciary operations, and on May 27, 2021, Baltimore City Circuit Court Administrative Judge Audrey J. S. ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Making gun control work (access required)

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Many people concerned about gun violence want more restrictions on firearms possession. Recent shootings have some pushing to restrict the ownership of AR-type rifles; some want to require that the transfer of any gun occur only through a federal firearms ...

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