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Hogan Fills Court of Special Appeals Vacancy

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Judge Laura Sue Ripken to Maryland’s intermediate appellate court.Ripken was nominated to...

Some Dems, Including Anthony Brown, Urge Another Impeachment of Trump Following Insurrection at U.S....

Members of Congress and senators had not yet emerged from a Capitol lockdown caused by a mob of violent, rioting supporters of President Trump...

Tenants’ Advocates and Landlords Push for Rental Assistance at Senate Briefing

Advocates for tenants and landlords alike told lawmakers Monday that the state needs to act quickly to dole out the $400 million in federal...

Maryland Explores Statewide Mandate on Police Body Cameras

By Ryan McFaddenLawmakers are pushing for a statewide mandate requiring every police department in Maryland to equip officers with body cameras. But the cost...

Juvenile Detention Declined, Yet Black Children Detained at High Rate

By Ryan McFaddenOver the last 10 years, Maryland’s Department of Juvenile Services has seen a decline in admissions into its seven detention facilities across...

2020 in Review: After Rejection, Advocates Continue Push to Remove Confederate Talbot Boys Monument

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....
Parole Process

Opinion: Governor Should Be Removed From the Parole Process

Second of two partsMaryland has the dubious distinction of leading the country in incarceration of Black people. In 2018, the Justice Policy Institute reported...
Redemption

Opinion: No Place for Redemption in Maryland’s Criminal System 

First of two partsThe United States treats children, particularly youth of color, who come into conflict with the law in intensely cruel and inhuman...

2020 in Review: An $18K Door Knock? Lawmakers Canvass to Raise City’s Census Response...

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....

2020 in Review: Remembrance of Desegregation Past in Baltimore’s Northwood

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....