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  • Courts must be prepared for tech-savvy jurors

    Courts must be prepared for tech-savvy jurors
    In 1992, when a pair of car thieves in suburban Maryland kidnapped a baby and dragged the child's mother to her death, Judge Dennis Sweeney's biggest free-press/fair-trial worry was ensuring that jurors didn't read the newspaper or listen to television or...
  • Ehrlich cites friendship in address at Del. Kirk's funeral

    Ehrlich cites friendship in address at Del. Kirk's funeral
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. struck a wistful tone while speaking at his first public event since two top campaign aides were indicted, saying to the mostly African-American audience at the funeral Friday for former Del. Ruth M. Kirk that a...
  • Another win for special interests

    The Supreme Court's assault on efforts to limit the toxic effect of money on elections in this country continued this week with the decision to strike down an important provision of Arizona's public financing of elections. Under the Arizona law,...
  • Former Senator owner vows run for council president

    The former owner of the Senator Theatre declared his candidacy Thursday for president of the Baltimore City Council, saying he wants to lead the body he called "a sorry crew." Tom Kiefaber, who lost the historic theater founded by his grandfather to...
  • In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon

    In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon
    When City Councilman Carl Stokes was considering whether to pull out of the mayor's race, he sought the guidance of family members, supporters — and Sheila Dixon. Stokes, who announced on filing day last week that he was dropping out of the...
  • Baltimore mayoral race: What should we ask the candidates?

    Baltimore mayoral race: What should we ask the candidates?
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has no free shot in her attempt to win election to a post she inherited less than 18 months ago. She faces five challengers in the Democratic primary, including three current officeholders, a one-time chief of staff to Ms....
  • Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton

    Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton
    City Councilwoman Helen Holton's three-year battle against allegations of bribery and perjury came to a close Wednesday as Maryland's highest court upheld a Baltimore judge's decision to dismiss the most serious charges against her. The 5-2 ruling...
  • Comparing Shelia Dixon to Marion Barry is not a compliment

    The funniest, and most disheartening, portion of your article "Dixon at work behind the scenes" (July 13) about Sheila Dixon and her "comeback" (be afraid...be very afraid) can be found in Lester Spence's comparison of Ms. Dixon with Marion Barry. I mean,...
  • A Dixon comeback? Not so fast

    A Dixon comeback? Not so fast
    She's back. Just 17 months after being forced into political exile after she resigned from the mayor's office in disgrace, Sheila Dixon is quietly advising candidates in this year's election and floating the idea of a political comeback in 2015, The Sun'...
  • Dixon helps us figure out who not to vote for

    After getting over my disgust at the Sunpaper for finding a way to write a front page story about Sheila Dixon's current political status, I realized that you probably did the city of Baltimore a service ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13). By...
  • Sheila Dixon: Baltimore's Marion Barry?

    Wednesday's paper contained the good news for fans of Sheila Dixon that she is working with those hoping to unseat Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 3). Should any of those candidates prevail, we expect Ms. Dixon...