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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
The aerial surveillance spy plane flying over Baltimore was much in the news in 2016. Earlier this summer, a spy plane program was considered – for a time – by the mayor and police force of Miami-Dade, Florida. But the ...Read More »
It would be better if Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis lit a candle and did not curse the darkness. But instead of illuminating the problems of his own institution he has blasted the Baltimore city courts and the State’s Attorney’s ...Read More »
The retirement of Associate Judge Glenn T. Harrell Jr. from the Court of Appeals of Maryland this past June is a loss to that court, the Bar and to the state. (Fortunately, Judge Harrell has agreed to sit until his ...Read More »
The world has condemned the recent killing of a lion named Cecil that lived in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, and American dentist and trophy hunter Dr. Walter Palmer faces extradition charges for illegal poaching. The Wildlife Conservation Research Unit ...
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