Second Amendment

4th Circuit requires strict scrutiny of assault-weapons ban, says it’s not ‘a rubber stamp’


Former judge pleads guilty for ordering deputy to jolt defendant with Stun-Cuff


Tire-deflating ex-judge is charged with misdemeanor for ordering deputy to shock ‘rude’ defendant

Criminal Justice

Sting in drug court parking lot leads to arrest of man charged in heroin-distribution case

Criminal Justice

Mistrial declared after jury deadlocks in first police officer trial over Freddie Gray death

Real Estate & Property Law

Will live snake be admitted as evidence in homeowner case against real estate agent?

Criminal Justice

Judge orders murder retrial, cites ‘overwhelmed’ PD who had 88 felony cases

Criminal Justice

Mother indicted on manslaughter charges over the exposure death of her son in playground swing

Consumer Law

Deceptive practices suits say McCormick put 25% less pepper in its usual tin containers

Juvenile Justice

Maryland public defender investigating every juvenile life-without-parole case

Criminal Justice

Defrocked bishop takes plea in DUI case over fatal bicycle accident

Criminal Justice

Murder rate is way up in dozens of US cities, but why?

Criminal Procedure

Blistered by judge, ‘ineffective’ lawyer gets murder case against client dismissed

Family Law

Cleared in second neglect case, ‘free range’ parents plan to sue

Civil Rights

AG Loretta Lynch announces ‘pattern and practice’ probe of Baltimore police practices

Attorney General

Baltimore mayor seeks Justice Department probe of police practices in her city

Tort Law

Suit claimed Freddie Gray suffered from lead paint exposure as a child

Criminal Justice

Baltimore police complete Freddie Gray probe; lawyer dismisses suggestion of self-injury

Public Defenders

Public defender asks private lawyers to help represent hundreds arrested in Baltimore

Entertainment & Sports Law

Fans banned from stadium when Baltimore Orioles play tonight, which may be a MLB first