Maryland's outgoing attorney general said the state legislature needs to act quickly to strengthen gun laws.Read More »
The Maryland attorney general’s authority to investigate local police-involved slayings derives from a 2021 law sparked by the murder of an unarmed Black man in Minnesota, but the law needs a controversial expansion to achieve the goal of inspiring public ...
Tagged with: Attorney General Brian E. Frosh harford county Jamie Dykes Jeffrey Gahler john mccarthy Maryland General Assembly police reform police shooting police shootings Rich Gibson scott shellenberger Sen. Will Smith Yolanda CurtinRead More »
The Harford County Sheriff’s Office must cede its investigation into an April 23 police shooting to the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, a county judge ruled Thursday. The ruling is the first judicial test for a 2021 law that granted Attorney ...Read More »
Speaking just hours before the General Assembly is set to convene, Gov. Larry Hogan urged lawmakers Wednesday morning to pass as soon as possible his proposed $1 billion Relief Act for Maryland businesses and residents hardest hit by the pandemic-spurred ...Read More »
A pandemic-fueled economic freefall and nationwide protests calling for criminal justice reform have spurred Maryland legislators to examine ways to enhance legal representation for low-income residents facing eviction and to protect the rights of imprisoned or criminally charged youngsters this ...Read More »
Welcome to Monday, what would have been the 2020 Maryland General Assembly‘s final day if everything had gone according to the original plan. Here are some news items to get the week started: — A tribute to a “no-nonsense” federal ...Read More »
Under a bill now on the governor’s desk, Maryland’s public Case Search website would no longer display criminal charges that did not end with a conviction. The bill passed the Maryland General Assembly shortly before legislators adjourned last week. The ...Read More »