Maryland Legal News and Blogs

  • Corrections department suspends Facebook policy (Delmarva Now). Maryland’s Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has stopped its practice of asking prospective employees to voluntarily divulge their user names and passwords to social media websites. The thinking was it is a good idea to know if your prison guards have gang affiliations, are prejudiced towards any protected class, etc.
  • Owners of Maryland Auto Repair Shop, 17 Police Officers Charged in Extortion Scheme (The Space). What is the craziest scheme going on right under my nose? I’d really like to know.
  • Court of Appeals: Jewish man’s trial should have been delayed for holiday (Washington Examiner).
  • Red Bull row: 5 sued for unfair trade practice (Journal Online). Speaking of crazy schemes, this one sounds pretty crazy.