Archive for 'Justice'

Domestic Violence, Juvenile Detention and Cyber Stalking Bills at Forefront of Maryland Judiciary Committee Hearing

Domestic Violence, Juvenile Detention and Cyber Stalking Bills at Forefront of Maryland Judiciary Committee Hearing

Domestic violence legislation led the way Friday afternoon at a Maryland House Judiciary Committee hearing that also included measures on juvenile justice and cyber stalking laws.

Prince George’s County Celebrates Anti-Truancy Pilot Program

Prince George’s County Celebrates Anti-Truancy Pilot Program

Student attendance is a big problem at many schools in Prince George's County but a new initiative is helping to turn that problem around

Amid Controversy, D.C. Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect

Amid Controversy, D.C. Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect

Initiative 71 makes it legal for anyone over 21 in Washington, D.C. to possess up to two ounces of marijuana and to grow up to six marijuana plants in their homes. The marijuana must be consumed on private property and cannot be sold, but rather must be traded or shared.

Local Rabbi Barry Fruendel Pleads Guilty to 52 Counts of Voyeurism

Local Rabbi Barry Fruendel Pleads Guilty to 52 Counts of Voyeurism

Local rabbi and college instructor Rabbi Barry Freundel plead guilty to 52 misdemeanor charges of voyeurism after being charged with filming women as they undressed in preparation for ritual baths at the Kesher Israel Synagogue in Washington.

Tracking, Recording, Detecting: Trio of Data-Gathering Measures Presented at House Economic Matters Hearing

Tracking, Recording, Detecting: Trio of Data-Gathering Measures Presented at House Economic Matters Hearing

A trio of bills on snooping dominated the agenda at a Maryland House Economic Matters Committee hearing Wednesday.

A Call for Congress to Support Gender Equality in the Workplace

A Call for Congress to Support Gender Equality in the Workplace

Advocates and congresswomen push for laws and policies for equality for women in the workplace.

House Committee Hears Bills on Decriminalization, Legalization of Marijuana

House Committee Hears Bills on Decriminalization, Legalization of Marijuana

Other Bills Would Change College Sexual Assault Policies, Reform Rape-Kit Processing

Hogan Announces Initiatives To Combat State’s Heroin and Opioid ‘Crisis’

Hogan Announces Initiatives To Combat State’s Heroin and Opioid ‘Crisis’

Governor creates task force and inter-agency council to fight heroin epidemic

Bill Would Remove Governor from Decision-Making on Parole for Lifers

Bill Would Remove Governor from Decision-Making on Parole for Lifers

About 2,100 People Serving Life Sentences in State are Eligible for Parole