The next governor will likely replace five of the seven judges on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, within the next term in office. While the affable Mr. Hogan is no Donald Trump, his appointees are unlikely to look out for the interests of all Marylanders.
Eleven state delegates from Montgomery County are calling on county police and State's Attorney John McCarthy to investigate allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assaults in the 1980s while a high school student at Georgetown Prep in North Bethesda.
In light of the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, we have heard a lot about the culture of an all-boys school, like Mr. Kavanaugh’s alma mater, Georgetown Prep. But what about the culture of an all-girls school? What can we learn from that?
Sen. Rich Madaleno was a classmate of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But he denies a suggestion by the conservative publication The Federalist that he was a prime source for a New York Times article about Kavanaugh's time at the elite Georgetown Prep boys' school in North Bethesda.
The argument goes like this: Even if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers are deemed credible, it doesn’t matter, because his denials of the sexual assaults they describe are credible too. Here’s why it's flawed.
Gov. Larry Hogan has ruled out involving the Maryland State Police in any investigation of allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl more than 30 years ago in Montgomery County. State Sen. Cheryl Kagan urged the governor in a letter to act.
The allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have generated a revisiting of the 1991 confirmation hearings on Clarence Thomas, who reached the court by overcoming different charges of sexual misconduct raised against him.
As our politics move from crazy to crazy and fevered with the battle over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh totally on and midterms just around the corner, it is fascinating to watch the Trump propaganda machine gear up. Enter stage right: Sean Hannity and Boris Epshteyn.
Commissioner candidate Paul Johnson has it backward in his recent letter taking Commissioners Howard and Rothschild to task over the decision to take back the Freedom Plan, writes one reader. Another opines on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's track record of protecting the wealthy.
To counter a letter signed by 65 women who said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh never tried to assault them in high school, more than 200 former classmates of his accuser — including “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus — joined forces to support her.
With Senate hearings complete, and a vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court expected this coming week, a national discussion over the Constitution and the proper purpose and function of the Supreme Court has intensified.
By disregarding a long-recognized procedural convention, and imposing a delay well in excess of customary, Sen. Mitch McConnell opened the door to procedural gyrations in federal judicial appointments.