| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:31 AM
The American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against the National Security Agency, seeking an end to the collection of data about nearly every phone call made by Americans, provides an almost unprecedented opportunity for the public to challenge the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Aaron Margolis, an attorney active in Zionist organizations, died of complications of a pituitary adenoma Feb. 10 at the North Oaks Retirement Community. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 87.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Minnie and...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Baltimore Police Department said it will not release policies and procedures related to training exercises, even after being told by a federal judge last week that its policies are not protected from public disclosure.
In response to a request from...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Baltimore City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector introduced a bill Monday that would crack down on what she deems "aggressive" panhandling.
Spector's bill would make it illegal for people to solicit handouts along street shoulders, medians and in...
| Jan 30, 2013
I would like to talk about the death penalty issue being discussed in Annapolis ("Senators wrestle with death penalty vote," Jan. 28). The problem I have with the death penalty is that when a person kills someone, the killer will not die for his actions....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This week, the United States, Canada, and the 27 countries in the European Union "celebrated" Internet Privacy Day. However, it seems there is little to really celebrate; the past few years have given rise to the largest increase in electronic wiretapping...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled recently that state police personnel files are not completely off-limits under the Maryland Public Information Act, a finding that could broaden access to a whole range of information, experts say.
The decision came...
| Jun 13, 2013
I read with astonishment The Sun's recent editorial concerning the arrest rates of whites versus blacks for marijuana possession in Baltimore City ("Md.'s new Jim Crow," June 9). Apparently, the ACLU feels that there is some sort of conspiracy at work...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:45 AM
News flash for Robert Ehrlich: The undeserved pot shot at the ACLU in your recent op-ed speculating on life if Mitt Romney had won the presidency is, indeed, based on fantasy and delusion ("What might have been: Life under President Romney" Jan. 27). As a...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Has anyone thought about the correlation between today's gun violence today and the decline of moral and religious values since the 1940s, '50s and early '60s?
In those decades we allowed God in our schools, courts and businesses. Parents were allowed...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:21 AM
A frequent critic of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration was arrested and jailed Wednesday morning when she tried to enter City Hall to attend a public meeting. Officers told the activist, Kim A. Trueheart, 55, of Baltimore, that she had...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Maryland's highest court has ruled that the state police must give the NAACP access to internal affairs files on racial profiling complaints.
The civil rights group had requested the documents under the Maryland Public Information Act but the police...