Story | Aug 19, 2014 | 8:33 AM
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Story | Aug 19, 2014 | 11:12 AMThe Baltimore Sun's recent article on a man charged, arrested and detained pending trial for a robbery that occurred while he was in jail on a different charge ("Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail Aug. 14) highlights a serious and pervasive problem with the way pretrial release determinations are made in Maryland — namely that judges erroneously believe they are required to accept the prosecution's allegations as true for the purpose of determining whether to detain or release a defendant. The result has been fundamentally unfair pretrial release hearings and the unnecessary pretrial incarceration of countless people.
Story | Aug 20, 2014 | 7:30 AM
Those protesting a potential water contract were right to take a stand ("Protesters question city water system study," Aug. 13). It's much better to preempt conversation about our city's water system than wait until a non-transparent contract has...
Story | Aug 19, 2014 | 8:27 AM
Story | Aug 20, 2014 | 8:22 AM