Longtime Howard County land-use lawyer Susan Gray says there's just one option left in pressing her claim that the county for years has deprived citizens of their constitutional rights, and it's a long shot.
The U.S. Department of State plans to fight homophobia and is looking for new ways it can protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens in countries around the world, including within the United States, Secretary John Kerry said during a "Pride at State" event held Wednesday.
The 19-year-old felt sick to her stomach when she stepped into the Baltimore prison nicknamed "Supermax" for her first day of work as a corrections officer. The place was dark and dingy, and she had never been around so many men before.
An Anne Arundel County woman has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against more than 180 people who she says circulated or watched child pornography showing her two young children being molested by their father and another person.
Maryland's counties and Baltimore face a collective loss of more than $40 million a year and some taxpayers could get refunds if a decision by the state's highest court isn't reversed on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose fierce commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94.
Lawyers for a Harford County teen accused of murdering his father last year hope to convince a judge that the boy should not be tried as an adult and say he is suffering from isolation at the county jail.
The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, and among the winners was "Devil in the Grove," a non-fiction account of the work of Thurgood Marshall, a Baltimore native, for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. As we all know, Marshall went on to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice. the winners:
As the Supreme Court hears the California gay marriage case, some supporters of marriage equality are urging a narrow ruling that ducks the constitutional issues at hand, for fear of a backlash like that which followed Roe v. Wade. That is a mistake.
A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland's handgun permitting law, reversing a lower court decision by concluding that the state can constitutionally require applicants to show "good and substantial reason" that they need concealed-carry licenses.
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan will visit a new, $112 million building next month that will soon house the University of Baltimore School of Law, school officials said Monday.
The parents and two sisters of a Howard County girl who killed herself after months of harassment on social media sites asked Maryland lawmakers Thursday to pass a bill that would allow a jail term for "cyber-bullying."
Victims' advocates said Tuesday a state court decision raises concerns that some sex offenders will have their names taken off of Maryland's sex offender registry, but the total effect of the ruling remains unclear.