Archive for 'Justice'

Annapolis Roundup: Feb. 12

Annapolis Roundup: Feb. 12

The General Assembly debates SWAT teams, foster care, tanning beds and surrogates

Delegates Hear Bill That Would Punish Heroin and Fentanyl Dealers Whose Drugs Kill

Delegates Hear Bill That Would Punish Heroin and Fentanyl Dealers Whose Drugs Kill

Opponents Fear 30-Year Maximum Sentence Would Be Applied to Users

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Rape Survivor Family Protection Act Has Failed in the Past Despite Broad Support

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

A coalition of government agencies and anti-trafficking organizations sponsored the public education forum for a crowd of about 400 in an effort to combat a problem they say is prevalent in Maryland.

Criticism Arises in Wake of Fox News Islamic State Video Post

Criticism Arises in Wake of Fox News Islamic State Video Post

Security expert Daniel Cohen criticized the media for its decision to publish Islamic State propaganda in the wake of Fox News’ decision Tuesday to use a video depicting the grisly death of a captured Jordanian pilot.

Delegate to Propose Bill to Expedite and Clarify Child Custody Cases

Delegate to Propose Bill to Expedite and Clarify Child Custody Cases

Maryland Delegate Kathleen Dumais' bill calls on judges to explain their decisions in child custody cases

House Judiciary Committee Visits District Court Ahead of Session’s Work on Pretrial System

House Judiciary Committee Visits District Court Ahead of Session’s Work on Pretrial System

Delegates will review program that provides attorneys for defendants' initial appearances