francis scott key

Sep 14, 2020

COVID causation could confound courts

Welcome to Monday, the 206th anniversary of Maryland lawyer Francis Scott Key‘s writing of “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” a poem better known as “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Causation may be difficult to prove in COVID-19 lawsuits. — Federal judge blocks delivery of election mailer […]

Jan 16, 2018

Baltimore statue dedicated to Star Spangled Banner defaced

A statue honoring the composition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" has been defaced in Baltimore.

Sep 14, 2017

No plans to remove monument to ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ writer

Baltimore’s mayor says she has no plans to remove the city’s monument to Francis Scott Key that was recently vandalized. The words “Racist Anthem” were painted on the monument’s base on the anniversary of the battle that inspired Key to write the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday that Mayor Catherine Pugh also has […]

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