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  • Here's what the House is thinking with its Obamacare gambit

    Here's what the House is thinking with its Obamacare gambit
    The GOP's attempt to de-fund the "Affordable Care Act" (aka "Obamacare") is somewhat complicated, but I will attempt to bring it together for you. We begin with the fact of universal Republican opposition to the law. Not one Republican supported...
  • During law school reunion, city's history of desegregated public pools discussed

    During law school reunion, city's history of desegregated public pools discussed
    During a weekend gathering of black alumni from the University of Maryland Law School in which the continuing inequalities faced by African-Americans was discussed, one participant called for Baltimore to preserve the city's tradition of public pools....
  • Governor, AG candidates to appear before labor group

    The three announced Democratic candidates for governor, along with the four in the race for attorney general, are expected to appear Monday at a forum put on by the Baltimore Build Trades Council -- part of the run-up to the state AFL-CIO's decision on...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • Officers' convictions downgraded in misconduct case

    Officers' convictions downgraded in misconduct case
    A judge has agreed to downgrade the misconduct convictions of two former Baltimore police officers accused of picking up a pair of teenagers and leaving them far from home. The judge's decision to grant probation before judgment opens the way for...
  • Franchot, Frick file for statewide offices

    The number of candidates who have officially filed to run for statewide office has grown by two with the addition of Comptroller Peter Franchot for re-election and Del. C. William Frick for attorney general. Both are Democrats. Franchot, who is...
  • Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies

    Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies
    Former Baltimore City Circuit Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned more than seven decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 98. "He's my guy. Basil lived a long and full...
  • Columbia man to serve 55 years in killing of bondswoman

    Columbia man to serve 55 years in killing of bondswoman
    Two years after a bail bondswoman was shot to death outside a Columbia apartment complex, the man she had arranged to collect money from the day she died was sentenced to 55 years in prison for the killing, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne ...
  • Member of state Attorney General's office is shot in robbery attempt

    Member of state Attorney General's office is shot in robbery attempt
    A high ranking attorney in the Maryland Attorney General's Office was shot outside his Baltimore home in an attempted robbery earlier this week. William Brockman, the deputy solicitor general, was discharged from the hospital after the Monday night...
  • Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union

    Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union
    With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas. And though Police Commissioner...
  • Maryland food stamp fraud alleged against Baltimore stores

    Maryland food stamp fraud alleged against Baltimore stores
    A federal grand jury indicted 10 Baltimore business owners or operators on charges of stealing nearly $7 million from food assistance programs by agreeing to debit cash for beneficiaries without selling food — then keeping a cut of the proceeds....