Archive for 'Justice'

‘Revenge Porn’ Bill Passes Through House, Moves on to Senate

‘Revenge Porn’ Bill Passes Through House, Moves on to Senate

"Revenge porn" bill would make it a crime to maliciously post explicit photos online of someone without their consent.

Commitment to Justice: Retired Maryland Judge Continues to Try Cases

Commitment to Justice: Retired Maryland Judge Continues to Try Cases

Four years after retirement, Maryland District Court Judge Robert C. Wilcox, continues to hear cases twice per week.

Marijuana Debate Headed to Maryland Senate Committee

Marijuana Debate Headed to Maryland Senate Committee

Maryland lawmakers are set to get their first real whiff of marijuana legislation this session with hearings scheduled on measures that look to lift or loosen the state’s ban on recreational use of the drug.

Mikulski Calls for Kill Switches on Cell Phones to Protect Consumers’ Data

Mikulski Calls for Kill Switches on Cell Phones to Protect Consumers’ Data

Sen. Barbara Mikulski supports a bill requiring cell phones to have a kill switch allowing victims of theft to deactivate the devices from a website.

Police Identify New Person of Interest in 1975 Disappearance of Lyon Sisters

Police Identify New Person of Interest in 1975 Disappearance of Lyon Sisters

New information and a new person of interest have surfaced in the disappearance of Sheila (12) and Katherine (10) Lyon nearly four decades ago.

Cummings Critical of Contractor That Performed Navy Yard Shooter’s Background Check

Cummings Critical of Contractor That Performed Navy Yard Shooter’s Background Check

Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland sharply criticized the contractor in charge of conducting a background check on Aaron Alexis, the man responsible for the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that killed 12 people last year.

Inmates Drive Workforce at Anne Arundel Food Bank

Inmates Drive Workforce at Anne Arundel Food Bank

The Anne Arundel County Food and Resources Bank relies on a dozen inmates to perform the bulk of the food bank’s heavy lifting in return for time trimmed off sentences.

Maryland Courts Seek to Expand Use of Video Conferencing

Maryland Courts Seek to Expand Use of Video Conferencing

Maryland courts propose expanding the use of video conferencing, but some lawmakers are concerned the technology is too impersonal for use in juvenile proceedings.

Bill Would Require Maryland Colleges to Issue Sexual Assault Survey

Bill Would Require Maryland Colleges to Issue Sexual Assault Survey

A Maryland bill would address underreporting of sexual assault on college campuses by issuing anonymous sexual assault surveys.

King’s Words Still Inspire After Half a Century

King’s Words Still Inspire After Half a Century

More than 200,000 people participated in the march held on the National Mall. It was during that rally that King delivered his legendary “I Have a Dream” speech.