Policy

  • Return to Justice: Baltimore Courts Reopen But Still Leave Public in the Dark
    The headlines in Baltimore’s media have recently been filled with the urgency of the city’s epidemic of violent crime: meetings where businesses deliver ultimatums to the Mayor and multi-agency summits on violence reduction strategies.  But on North Calvert Street, the grinding process of criminal justice shows none of that urgency. Shortly before 9:30 a.m. on…
  • Delta Variant Spurs a Return to Mandated Masking at Baltimore Circuit Court
    Baltimore City Circuit Court will again require masks for both the vaccinated and unvaccinated as of Aug. 9. The changes come per an administrative order issued by Maryland Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary E. Barbera. The new rules mark a departure from a previous administrative order that went into effect on July 1, which made…