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Lawmakers Call for Judiciary to Let New Law School Grads Practice Without Passing Bar...

Members of the Maryland General Assembly penned a letter Thursday, appealing to the Maryland judiciary to consider allowing recent law school graduates to practice...

Hundreds of Univ. of Md. Students Struggling to Get Out of Leases

Julia Kane, a rising senior at the University of Maryland College Park, was worried about the lease she had signed in February, before she...

‘Too Much at Stake’ to Wait Till January, Special Session Advocates Say

Groups representing workers, tenants, immigrants, parents, students and others pledged on Wednesday to ramp up their campaign to bring the Maryland General Assembly back...

Sen. Jill Carter: Md.’s Opportunity to Move From the Worst to the Best

COVID-19 has prompted a reckoning in Maryland.Very few facets of our society are more in need of reform than our state’s broken criminal justice...

State Elections Board Sets Dates for Early Voting

Early voting in Maryland will take place between Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 -- one day before Election Day -- State Board of Elections...

Legislators Press New Public Health Chief for Answers on Conflicting COVID Data

Members of the General Assembly’s Joint COVID-19 Legislative Workgroup raised questions Wednesday about the Maryland Department of Health’s data reporting methodology, citing inconsistencies with...

Sen. Paul Pinsky: Time for an Honest Conversation on School Reopening Plans

President Trump and Betsy DeVos, his sycophantic secretary of Education, seem to have only one thing on their minds these days: winning the November...

Senators Release Recommendations to Protect Md. Prisoners From COVID-19

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee's Courts & Criminal Justice Workgroup published a report Tuesday with 19 recommendations to help the state’s correctional and judiciary...

Van Hollen: Trump’s Weekend Orders to Help Ailing Americans Were a ‘Mirage’

President Trump signed a stack of documents — “executive orders,” he called them — with great fanfare at his country club in New Jersey...

Terps Football Season Postponed, Big Ten Hopes to Play in Spring

The Big Ten postponed its 2020 football season to slow the spread of coronavirus. The University of Maryland Terrapins will not play again until...