Archive for 'Justice'
A bipartisan group of senators and representatives, including Sen. Ben Cardin, argued Tuesday for a national alert system to widely distribute information when police officers are in danger, saying it could save lives.
As he stood outside the White House last November, Miguel A. Guzman listened with bated breath as President Barack Obama announced immigration policy changes that would protect an estimated 4.4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and allow Guzman to legally stay in the U.S. with his wife and two young children.
Maryland's Constitution contains two articles that atheists groups find offensive because they discriminate against atheists. Although the articles were struck down by the Supreme Court in the 1960's, Greg Lipper of Americans United for Separation of Church & State said it's the principle of the thing.
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.
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 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
A trio of bills on snooping dominated the agenda at a Maryland House Economic Matters Committee hearing Wednesday.