Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.
The Carroll County Commissioners aren’t yet resuming Christian prayer at their public meetings despite court action that apparently allows it.
An order that barred elected leaders of Carroll County from opening their public meetings with prayers invoking the name of Jesus Christ was lifted Monday by a federal judge, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly approved of Christian prayers opening town board meetings in New York state.
A challenge is underway now in the Supreme Court to the current practice of police searching the contents of cell phones during an arrest.
Maryland elections officials say they will no longer enforce a $10,000 limit on donors’ contributions to state candidates during a four-year election cycle, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear a Frederick County immigration enforcement dispute.
A lawsuit challenging immigration enforcement by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is one step away from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court is signaling interest in a dispute over Maryland’s “piggyback tax” for residents who earn income outside the state.
A Supreme Court justice issued an 11th hour reprieve for religious organizations opposed to offering birth control as part of their health insurance plans.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices.
The Supreme Court won’t review a decision upholding Maryland’s law requiring handgun permit applicants to demonstrate a “good and substantial reason” for carrying a weapon outside their own home or business.
The D.C. Superior Court says it is adding a second marriage ceremony room and boosting marriage bureau staffing to accommodate an increase in applications believed to be the result of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.