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Editorial Advisory Board: Attorneys must be keepers of profession’s reputation

Much like the biblical story of Cain denying his responsibility to watch over his brother Abel, it can be easy for us to turn a blind eye to a fellow attorney who is not meeting basic standards in our profession. ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Mosby and marijuana possession

Nolle prosequi is a Latin phrase which means “to no longer prosecute” or “unwilling to pursue.” Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has recently announced the state’s attorney’s office will no longer prosecute individuals arrested for possession of marijuana in ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Time for lawmakers to act on contributory negligence

Maryland is one of but five United States jurisdictions that adhere to the ancient rule that contributory negligence is an absolute bar to a tort recovery for negligence. The rule has had several challenges in the Court of Appeals of ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Vote ‘Yes’ on Baltimore City Question F

We encourage Baltimore City voters to vote “Yes” on Question F, a Charter Amendment that would create an independent Office of the Inspector General.  Mayor Catherine Pugh and the Baltimore City Council publicly support passage of Question F. The city’s ...

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