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Wither Baltimore City?

More than a third of the Maryland General Assembly’s 90-day session has passed and thus far, there does not seem to be much of...

Measure Taking Away Rapists’ Parental Rights Heading to Hogan’s Desk

A long-stalled measure to give victims of rape the ability to have the parental rights of their attackers terminated is heading to Gov. Lawrence...

2nd Amendment Advocates Arrested Outside State House, Allege 1st Amendment Violations

Two sign-toting gun rights advocates were arrested near the State House on Monday night for ignoring officers’ orders to move off a public sidewalk.The men...

Filing in Oaks Case Suggests Wide-Ranging Federal Corruption Probe

In a new filing in U.S. District Court, attorneys for state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks paint an extraordinary picture of the persistence and scope...

Guest Commentary: Remove Politics From the Parole Process

By Walter LomaxOn June 2, 1993, Rodney Stokes who was in the work release and family leave programs committed murder-suicide. On June 3, 1993,...

Judge Rules That Sen. Oaks Can Have Separate Trials

A federal judge ruled in favor of Maryland State Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks (D) on Friday, granting a defense motion for two separate trials...

Judge Scolds Oaks’ Lawyers as Senator Pleads Not Guilty

By William F. ZorziMaryland State Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to obstruction of justice, the...

Lawmakers, Hogan Gird for ‘Intense’ Session With Raging Politics

State lawmakers convene in Annapolis on Wednesday for a legislative session that will be dominated, and perhaps over-shadowed, by this year's elections. With Gov. Larry Hogan...

Justice System Targets Black Men, Ex-Prosecutor Tells Baltimore Audience

Paul Butler realized things had to change when he was charged and prosecuted for a misdemeanor he hadn’t committed. A lawyer who had prosecuted...

Indicted Ex-Lawmaker Fingers Senator in Court Document

Former state Del. Michael Vaughn (D), indicted earlier this year in the unfolding Prince George’s County liquor board scandal, has suggested in a recent...