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  • Effort to strip Naval Academy official of review in sex assault case is denied

    A federal judge denied on Monday a request to strip the U.S. Naval Academy superintendent of his authority to decide whether to prosecute a sexual assault case involving three former Navy football players. "For me to stick my nose in the Navy's...
  • Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole

    Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole
    A federal judge reluctantly handed down what she called an "extremely severe and harsh" life sentence without parole Tuesday to a 47-year-old heroin dealer convicted of trafficking the drug from New York to Baltimore. District Judge Catherine C. Blake...
  • Judge denies legal fees in poultry pollution suit

    Judge denies legal fees in poultry pollution suit
    A federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid by poultry producer Perdue and an Eastern Shore farmer to make the Waterkeeper Alliance pay more than $3 million in attorneys' fees for its failed lawsuit alleging that the company and its contract grower were...
  • View from on high: a memory of the March

    View from on high: a memory of the March
    In the spring of 1963, when I was a student at the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General Corps School in Charlottesville, Va., the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to town to speak to the student body of the University of Virginia. At the time, my brother,...
  • Advocates say young mother's murder raises questions about domestic violence protections

    Advocates say young mother's murder raises questions about domestic violence protections
    Victoria Vernetta Glover had taken the available legal steps to protect herself from an allegedly abusive husband but was killed nonetheless. Police say Cory Bowman shot his estranged wife this week outside her Parkville home as she was putting her 3-...
  • Iron Bridge team to compete in Mason Dixon Master Chef semifinals

    Iron Bridge team to compete in Mason Dixon Master Chef semifinals
    You know those television cooking shows where the chefs scramble to prepare judge-pleasing dishes using specified ingredients while the clock ticks down? The Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament is like that, except with a live audience and an emcee who...
  • On immigration, Frederick defies the law

    On immigration, Frederick defies the law
    It becomes very obvious that the defenders of Frederick County's intrepid terrorism of all immigrants (not just undocumented ones) haven't read the Fourth Circuit's reported case of Santos v. Frederick County Board of Commissioners which stated that...
  • A supporter sours on Obamacare

    A supporter sours on Obamacare
    Like many other disadvantaged Baltimoreans, I need Obamacare. But I don't want it. I recall staying up late into the night watching C-SPAN a few years ago. I watched to see then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bang her gavel, ushering in an era of health...
  • Minimal reform on mandatory sentencing

    Minimal reform on mandatory sentencing
    Attorney General Eric H. Holder's plan to reduce overcrowding in federal prisons by instructing federal prosecutors to stop invoking mandatory minimum sentences against low-level, nonviolent drug offenders was a welcome, if overdue, announcement. The...
  • Andy Harris could always refuse subsidized insurance

    Andy Harris could always refuse subsidized insurance
    For the sake of ideological balance — and for entertainment purposes — you have to hand it to Andy Harris. He's the lone Maryland Republican in Congress, an extreme conservative counterweight to the moderate-to-liberal Democrats who hold the...
  • Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality

    Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality
    A New Jersey judge heard arguments Thursday over whether the state should be required to legalize same-sex marriage in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's June decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. Since December 2006, New Jersey has allowed same-...
  • Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills

    Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills
    Harry L.W. "Tombstone" Hopkins, who was an insurance salesman, banker, rural mail carrier, orphans' court judge, registrar of wills, funeral home attendant and tombstone salesman, and finally a Harford County Living Treasure, died Sunday of septic shock...