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  • Terps men's lacrosse's Benjamin Chisolm cleared on sexual assault charge

    Et cetera Maryland men's lacrosse attackman Benjamin Chisolm was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, Chisolm's lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped the felony sex assault charge against...
  • MdTA police launch probe of K-9 unit

    MdTA police launch probe of K-9 unit
    The Maryland Transportation Authority says it has launched an investigation into its police K-9 unit after the dogs' head trainer alleged problems with the drug-sniffing hounds. The trainer said in a deposition that he had discovered deficiencies in the...
  • The worst job in the world [Commentary]

    The worst job in the world [Commentary]
    Let's say you are an intelligent, successful federal prosecutor from an elite law school and possessing all of the important political contacts in Washington, D.C. An election occurs. Your party wins, and the president-elect begins to put together a...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • The role we all played in McKenzie Elliott's death [Letter]

    The role we all played in McKenzie Elliott's death [Letter]
    She has suffered the loss that every one of us who has a child fears the most, and Nina Epps wants to know who killed her 3-year-old child, McKenzie Elliott. We may have not pulled the trigger, but I believe that every one of us in this city and many...
  • Maryland gives up $31 million to end exit fee spat with ACC

    Maryland gives up $31 million to end exit fee spat with ACC
    The University of Maryland and its partner of 61 years, the Atlantic Coast Conference, finally agreed on the terms of their messy divorce: a mediated settlement, announced Friday, under which the school will pay $31 million of a $52 million exit fee the...
  • No conviction? Erase the record [Commentary]

    No conviction? Erase the record  [Commentary]
    In Maryland, when you're charged with a crime, that information automatically enters the public record, easily accessible by anyone with an Internet connection — including prospective employers, landlords, credit card companies and others. In...
  • Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]

    Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]
    It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the referendum process in Maryland is broken. It most certainly doesn't require a room full of lawyers to determine that, either. Yet, that is what's happening as Maryland's Court of Special...
  • Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]
    On an evening in June 2013, New Jersey Det. Joseph Walker was driving his minivan along Route 3 near Interstate 97 with his wife and three young children when he accidentally drifted into Joseph Harvey Jr.'s lane of traffic. Harvey, who was with a...
  • Annapolis sues police, fire retirees to get ruling in pension dispute

    Annapolis sues police, fire retirees to get ruling in pension dispute
    The city of Annapolis has named dozens of retired police officers and firefighters in a federal lawsuit, the latest tactic in a decade-long legal battle over changes to retiree pensions. In court filings last week, the city asked a judge to rule that...
  • Judge rules in favor of Orioles in dispute with Nationals over MASN

    Judge rules in favor of Orioles in dispute with Nationals over MASN
    A judge blocked Major League Baseball on Monday from compelling the TV network controlled by the Baltimore Orioles to pay tens of millions of dollars a year more to the Washington Nationals for the rights to show their games — for now. Following...
  • Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal

    Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal
    Morgan State University has settled a lawsuit contending that it did not do enough to protect a student who was beaten by Alexander Kinyua just days before Kinyua committed a cannibalistic murder. Joshua Ceasar sued the college after he was beaten by...