Maryland gerrymandering case makes its way to the U.S. Supreme Court

It’s been seven years since Republican congressman Roscoe Bartlett lost his district election to Democrat John Delaney. Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard Benisek vs. Lamone, a gerrymandering case involving Maryland’s 6th congressional district.

Baltimore and DOJ reach agreement on consent decree

BALTIMORE — Mayor Catherine Pugh and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a consent decree between the City of Baltimore and the Department of Justice. The agreement is intended to address the problems within the police department outlined in a…

Maryland decreases psychiatric hospital bed backlog

ANNAPOLIS – The number of court-ordered individuals waiting to be treated in Maryland state psychiatric hospitals decreased by about 85 percent since May, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Maryland’s health Secretary Van T. Mitchell created a…

Maryland District Court Creates First Veterans Treatment Docket

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City District Court starts its first ever Veterans Treatment Dockets. These dockets focus on rehabilitation instead of incarceration for arrested veterans.

General Assembly’s Proposed Reforms Focus on Police Conduct, Drug Crime Sentencing

Hogan to Sign Body Camera Legislation, Spokeswoman Says

Metro Roundup: A Bridge Collapse, a Fence Fight and a New Start

Metro can’t seem the catch a break from week to week. Despite the positive news at the beginning of the week with the debut of the transit agency’s latest set of rail cars, Wednesday saw major delays following a bridge collapse.

Divorce Law in Maryland May Be Broadened

Divorces in the state could happen more quickly, while protecting children and victims of domestic abuse.

Civil Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes Maryland House

Bill Would Allow People to Reclaim Seized Property More Easily

Journalists Advocate for Extension of Reporter’s Shield Law to Protect Against Out-of-State Subpoenas

Law Gives Absolute Privilege to Withhold Sources’ Identities

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