Haupt: Justice and the political machine

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Vermont, Worker's Compensation Fraud  /  No Comments

 “Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.” – Kin Hubbard, political humorist For those who are not familiar with Justitia, the symbol of law, she is the badge and emblem that mirrors the values and morals of free men in a nation of lawmakers. She stands for a society where men […]

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Widely divergent campus sexual assault bills move forward in two states

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Commentary, Georgia, Maryland  /  No Comments

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Measures in Maryland and Georgia that were thought to be dead are moving forward again, one harmful and one positive.

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Multiple states ponder turning federal guidance on campus sexual assault into law

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  California, Campus Culture, Connecticut, Education, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, News, Texas  /  No Comments

Students and faculty in these states need to be aware of what may be coming.

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A legislative roundup of school choice proposals

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Arizona, Arkansas, Education Blog, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, Texas  /  No Comments

Education Week reports on the wide range of states that are considering expanding school choice.

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Commentary: Maryland ponders dangerous ‘affirmative consent’ proposal

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Commentary, Maryland  /  No Comments

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Defining nearly all sex as rape is misguided and dangerous.

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Ultra-blue Maryland eyes voucher, charter expansion

By   /  December 20, 2016  /  Education Blog, Maryland  /  No Comments

The Maryland Board of Education is looking for ways to help low-performing schools, the Baltimore Sun reports, and that could include more charters and vouchers. Sparked by the 2014 election of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his subsequent appointment of education reformers to the board, the Democratic bastion has already enacted a small voucher program that helps low-income families pay tuition […]

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