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Gansler, Raskin recall O’Connor’s opposition to judicial elections (access required)

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s farewell announcement from public life this week quiets the voice of perhaps the most eloquent opponent of judicial elections to ever speak out against the practice in Maryland. Appearing in Annapolis eight years ...

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Jonathan Shurberg, activist, attorney, political guru, dies at 54 (access required)

Montgomery County lawyer Jonathan S. Shurberg, whose community activism endeared him to the downtrodden and whose election-law expertise was sought by legislators and counties, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 54. “His political knowledge was encyclopedic,” said U.S. ...

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Md. campus gun ban fails after last stand at last minute (access required)

A legislative proposal to ban guns from the campuses of Maryland’s public higher education institutions, which passed the House but languished in a Senate committee for weeks because it didn’t have enough votes, was folded into a separate proposal in ...

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