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The welcome lifting of the federal consent decree on Baltimore City Public Schools does not mean all is well for students with disabilities in Baltimore and Maryland — far from it. Yet, the General Assembly rarely pays any attention to the fact that...
Tags: Students, Witnesses, Montgomery County (Maryland), Laws, Judges
Whenever proponents of Maryland's new congressional districts make their pitch, there is something missing: the map itself. The gerrymandered map of Maryland's congressional districts produced by Gov. Martin O'Malley and a majority of the General Assembly...
Next time the president asks you to be attorney general of the United States, it might be best to politely refuse the offer. My reasoning: Modern day attorneys general are regularly torched by the Congressional opposition, particularly when that...
"While American democracy is imperfect, few outside the majority of this Court would have thought its flaws included a dearth of corporate money in politics." That penultimate sentence in now-retired Justice John Paul Stevens' brilliant dissent in the...
It should come as no surprise that in the latest New York Times/CBS News Poll, less than half of Americans surveyed -- 44 percent -- said they approve of theU.S. Supreme Court. Furthermore, three-quarters said they believed individual personal and...
The Supreme Court's three days of arguments on the constitutionality of the Obama health care law have triggered a guessing game, replacing for the moment the 2012 presidential campaign as topic A on the nation's nonstop talk shows. Did the justices'...
WASHINGTON // Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. raised his right hand yesterday morning and pledged to "do equal right to the poor and to the rich" in a formal ceremony attended by President Bush, Cabinet members, senators and his family and friends....
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON - John G. Roberts Jr.'s 1991 arguments in a case involving the right of protesters to block access to abortion clinics emerged yesterday as a central point of contention between opponents and supporters of his nomination to the Supreme Court....
Sun ReporterThe U.S. Supreme Court, its deep division on full public display, stopped the vote counting in Florida yesterday and set the stage for a ruling that could make George W. Bush the next president. By a vote of 5-4, the court blocked a 22-hour-old ruling by...
Sun ReporterThe Supreme Court, splitting 5-4 and risking its reputation for staying above politics, appeared to end the disputed presidential election by ruling last night for Gov. George W. Bush of Texas. The five justices in the majority -- the same five who had...
Sun StaffThe Supreme Court cleared the way last night for Steven Oken to be put to death by lethal injection, lifting a federal court order upheld hours earlier that would have indefinitely delayed the convicted killer's execution. Barring another legal...
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