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  • For many juveniles in Maryland, parole is out of reach

    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life without parole for juvenile offenders violates the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. The court cited the developmental differences between young people and...
  • O'Malley gets in zingers on 'Face the Nation'

    Gov. Martin O'Malleymounted an aggressive defense of President Barack Obama's handling of the economy Sunday morning, pointing to 23 consecutive months of job creation and dismissing Republican attempts to blame the administration for the rising price...
  • O'Malley's proposal to raise taxes on "high earners" draws protests in Annapolis and beyond

    O'Malley's proposal to raise taxes on "high earners" draws protests in Annapolis and beyond
    Frank and Joanne McShalley don't think of themselves as rich. He works for an insurance company. She's an office manager. They've got two kids in Baltimore County Catholic schools. The family isn't hurting, but with the costs of running a household &#...
  • Jungmaven designer touts hemp as eco-friendly fiber

    Jungmaven designer touts hemp as eco-friendly fiber
    Howard Magazine had a chance to talk with Rob Jungmann, the man behind Jungmaven T-shirts, while he was living for a few months in Ellicott City. Jungmann started making outdoor gear and apparel from industrial hemp in 1993 after graduating from Central...
  • Voters approve gay marriage bans in California, Arizona, Florida

    Voters put a stop to same-sex marriage in California, dealing a crushing defeat to gay-rights activists in a state they hoped would be a vanguard and putting in doubt as many as 18,000 same-sex marriages conducted since a court ruling made them legal this...
  • O'Malley finds a confidant in a predecessor

    By all accounts, Thomas J. D'Alesandro III had had his fill of City Hall by 1971. He'd been mayor for a single but tumultuous term, marked by the 1968 riots, racial strife and strikes by city laborers, bus drivers, even symphony musicians. "It's all...
  • Short days and shorts are the rule during lawmakers' recess

    SACRAMENTO — Life at the state Capitol is mellow these days, now that lawmakers are away on a monthlong summer recess. Their absence, for the more literary of the statehouse denizens, brings to mind a famous quote popularized by 19th century...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill to reduce deportations for minor crimes

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a measure aimed at reducing deportations of legal immigrants who are convicted of misdemeanors. The measure, SB 1310, was one of 24 bills signed by the governor, among them a ban on homeowners associations...
  • Mexico-born law professor Cuellar chosen for California Supreme Court

    Mexico-born law professor Cuellar chosen for California Supreme Court
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he was nominating Mariano-Florentino Cuellar -- a Mexican immigrant who teaches administrative law at Stanford University -- to the California Supreme Court. “Tino Cuellar is a renowned scholar who has...
  • State high court nominee learned power of law as a child in Mexico

    State high court nominee learned power of law as a child in Mexico
    Mariano-Florentino Cuellar — a Mexican immigrant and Stanford administrative law professor nominated Tuesday to the California Supreme Court — says he  discovered the power of the law while living with his family on the U.S. border. “...
  • Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Growing up in a hardscrabble town along the Rio Grande in Mexico, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar crossed the border with his brother each day to attend school in Brownsville, Texas, long before his path led to Harvard, Yale and Stanford....
  • Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall

    Cal State lowers enrollment growth, other expenditures for fall
    California State University will have to cut planned enrollment growth for the fall term -- from about 20,000 to 10,000 students -- after state funding fell short of expectations. The more pessimistic assessment was presented Tuesday to the Board of ...