The Baltimore City Council recently demanded that Police Commissioner Michael Harrison present a hasty plan detailing how the police will make the city safer. The commissioner complied in short order and told the council there would be, in essence, a ...Read More »
Now that the dust has cleared on the 2022 legislative session, the Editorial Advisory Board of The Daily Record would like to recognize a few bills that we were particularly happy to see passed. Next week, we’ll urge the General ...Read More »
This spring marks the end of Donald Tobin’s eight-year tenure as dean of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Tobin joined the law school at time of great turmoil, both internally, as the 2008 recession led ...Read More »
Why the rush to judgment? Why does this paper’s Editorial Advisory Board (“Mosby should take a leave of absence,” Feb. 28, 2002) call on Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to take a leave of absence rather than wait two ...Read More »
When the Baltimore City Courthouse, now the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse, opened in 1900, the frieze in the Supreme Bench Courtroom, now Room 600, included the names of 24 preeminent Maryland judges and lawyers of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth ...
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Consolidation of the Maryland circuit courts into a single circuit court funded by the state and centrally administered is not a new idea; it is time to re-examine this idea. In 1991 Chief Judge Robert C. Murphy testified before the ...Read More »
On Oct. 25, Montgomery County became the 22nd Maryland jurisdiction to implement Maryland Electronic Courts filing in its Circuit and District Courts. MDEC filing began in Anne Arundel County in 2014 and by 2019 all Maryland jurisdictions other than Montgomery ...Read More »