Maryland /ˈmɛrɨlənd/ is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. Maryland was the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution, and has three occasionally used nicknames: the Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State.Maryland is one of the smallest states in terms of area, as well as one of the most densely populated states of the United States. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis.
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  • Gerard Magliocca on The Spirit of the Constitution Michael Ramsey

    … At Concurring Opinions, Gerard Magliocca: The Spirit of the Constitution, raising this point: Recently I’ve been asking myself this question: What do people mean when they refer to “the spirit of the Constitution?” It’s a phrase that was used by John Marshall in M’Culloch v. Maryland and which shows up in a lot of Supreme Court opinions. Originally it was probably a play on Montesquieu’s Spirit of the Laws, which was influential in the eighteenth century. But what does the phrase mean now? …

    Mike Rappaport/ The Originalism Blog- 2 readers -
  • Texas state legislator files a bill prohibing schools from punishing students who engage in pretend gun play.

    …"Rep. Ryan Guillen... said he filed the bill after a second- grader in suburban Maryland was suspended for two days in March 2013 for chewing his Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun." "Texas students shouldn't lose instruction time for holding gun-shaped Pop-Tart snacks at school," said Guillen. "This bill will fix this." This bill will fix…

    Ann Althouse/ Althousein Texas- 2 readers -
  • Woman Claims Relative’s Death Due To Understaffed Nursing Home

    …, the deceased became a resident of the nursing home in April of this year. During her short stay at the nursing home, she suffered from falls, pressure sores, pneumonia, weight loss, and a urinary tract infection before she passed away on September 17. The plaintiff in the lawsuit claims that the defendant nursing home was aware of budgetary constraints…

    Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog- 2 readers -
  • Florida Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Dump Truck Collisions

    … truck was negligent or some other form of negligence contributed to the crash. Our attorneys have spent more than 30 years working hard to get the right results for our clients. Martindale Hubbell has awarded our commitment with an AV rating. In addition, the Miami Herald has voted our law firm as one of South Florida's top-rated firms. Moreover, we…

    Truck Accident Attorney Blog- 3 readers -
  • Guerres de Noël

    … I used to think that the annual Christmas Wars were strictly an American thing, like corn dogs and and attorneys’ contingency fees. Only in America, I thought, do people seriously argue about whether to allow Christmas trees in public parks or to permit public school choirs to sing “Silent Night” at holiday concerts. The issues become more…

    Mark L. Movsesian/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM- 2 readers -
  • Eight basic facts about the Bill of Rights

    … Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.—alongside the original, handwritten copies of the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Four states are missing their copies—Georgia, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania. Two unidentified copies are known to have survived; one is in the Library of Congress, and the other…

    Constitution Daily- 11 readers -
  • Four-Vehicle Wreck in Howard County Injures Six

    … in a Maryland Truck Accident? If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a serious truck accident, you may be entitled to monetary damages to help compensate you for what you have been put through. Compensation may include amounts for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about the laws in Maryland that allow…

    Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog- 2 readers -
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