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Md. Lawmakers on Chauvin Murder Conviction: ‘We Still Have So Much Work to Do’

As the nation reacted following the verdict that declared former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts for the murder of George...

Second in Command at Dept. of Natural Resources Police Charged With Drunk Driving, Hit-And-Run

The deputy superintendent of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources police force resigned on Tuesday following his arrest on hit-and-run and drunk driving charges...

Executive Director of Maryland Legal Services Announces Retirement

The executive director of the Maryland Legal Services Corporation announced her retirement from the agency Monday.Susan Erlichman, who has been with Maryland Legal Services...

Controversial Former Medical Examiner Appears as Witness in Chauvin Trial

Maryland’s former Chief Medical Examiner Dr. David Fowler testified as a defense witness during the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin...

Legislature Passes Immigrants’ Rights Bill; Hogan Veto Expected

Following heated debate, the General Assembly passed major immigrants’ rights legislation Monday night.Sponsored by Del. Vaughn Stewart (D-Montgomery), the Dignity Not Detention Act's original...

Legislature Votes to Remove Governor From the Parole Process

Maryland's General Assembly passed policy Monday night to remove the governor from the parole process for people serving life sentences, which many advocates say...

Tom Perez: Democratic Lawmakers Put Maryland at the Forefront of Police Reform

On Friday, while the Hennepin County Medical Examiner testified in a Minnesota courtroom about his determination that George Floyd died by homicide under the knee...

The General Assembly Overrode Hogan’s Vetoes of Police Reform Bills. We Break Down the...

A package of sweeping police reform measures is now law in Maryland, after a series of veto override votes in the State House on...
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Opinion: An Historic Relic and Modern-Day Injustice

Most people are shocked to learn that in Maryland a “body attachment,” that is, an arrest by a police officer, may be used by...

Hogan Vetoes Three Police Reform Bills, Override Votes Begin in Final Hours of Session

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) vetoed three of five bills from the General Assembly’s bicameral police reform package Friday evening — and about...