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  • Looking Out: Judge says LGBT foster summit a success

    Looking Out: Judge says LGBT foster summit a success
    A Harford County judge who helped lead this week's Maryland Judiciary summit on care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the state's foster care system said the event was a success and could lead to substantive improvements in the future....
  • Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case

    Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case
    A Baltimore judge this week ruled to allow city prosecutors to withhold identifying witness information from defendants in the sweeping case against alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang. Judge Sylvester B. Cox on Tuesday granted a...
  • Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges

    Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges
    The founder of a Baltimore County-based company that provided insurance to nightclubs and bars who was previously charged with misleading regulators now faces additional charges. The new charges of wire fraud and money laundering mean Jeffrey Cohen,...
  • Lawyers for officer accused of killing dog ask Bernstein to reconsider case

    Lawyers for officer accused of killing dog ask Bernstein to reconsider case
    Attorneys for a Baltimore police officer accused of slitting the throat of a shar-pei in June took the rare step Wednesday of writing an outside-the-court letter directly to Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein, asking him to drop the case....
  • Finally, outrage over Rice assault [Commentary]

    Finally, outrage over Rice assault [Commentary]
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Baltimore Ravens have been taking a great deal of heat for their lenient treatment of running back Ray Rice for punching his then fiancée (now wife) in February 2014. Now, with the video of the actual assault...
  • Lawyer training Maryland public defenders among MacArthur grant winners

    Lawyer training Maryland public defenders among MacArthur grant winners
    A law professor who is teaching Maryland's public defenders to better serve their poor clients amid "crushing" caseloads is among the winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants. As founder of the Atlanta-based organization Gideon's...
  • Bad cops and videotape [Editorial]

    Bad cops and videotape  [Editorial]
    The suspension of a Baltimore City police officer this week after a videotape surfaced showing him violently assaulting a citizen in June appears to confirm what has become a depressing pattern: A brutal attack that should have merited a swift response...
  • Baltimore County judge orders defendant to wear 'stun cuff' during trial

    Baltimore County judge orders defendant to wear 'stun cuff' during trial
    A man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in 2013 was unable to attend his own trial in Baltimore County Tuesday after he refused to wear a stun cuff. Jeffrey Matthew Shiflett, 35, charged with murdering Katie Hadel, 33, missed opening...
  • Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]

    Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]
    The commodification of American justice is nothing new. Those with means have always enjoyed better legal representation in the courts, presuming their wealth failed to shield them from arrest in the first place. Beyond wealth, sociological distinctions...
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud

    Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud
    The owner of an Owings Mills medical firm is accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $7.5 million in a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Federal prosecutors say Alpha Diagnostics owner Rafael Chikvashvili, 67, of Baltimore created...
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap, 'Guilt Trip'

    'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap, 'Guilt Trip'
    Grab your business suit and briefcase, because It’s trial time in New Jersey. In this episode, Teresa G. deals with her trial on charges of mortgage fraud. Prior to the trial, we see her praying for God’s protection. After the trial, her...