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Browse our blog for various articles about legal facts & statistics.


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What Happens When a Violation of Probation Occurs in Maryland?

When a convicted person receives probation, they must adhere to the strict conditions imposed by the judge. Failure to do so means they could end up with a probation violation, and face the jail time probation allowed them to avoid. Anyone charged with a probation violation requires the services of an experienced probation lawyer.   […]

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Maryland Sex Offenders in the Digital Age

We live in the digital age. The modern workplace mandates use of the internet. Life completely offline isn’t feasible for most people, and that includes Maryland’s approximately 8,000 convicted sex offenders. Sex offender rights include some forms of internet access, albeit with monitoring by law enforcement and prompt reporting by the offender of any change […]

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How Is Mental Health and Criminal Law Handled in Maryland?

Attorneys often realize that clients arrested and charged with a criminal offense may suffer from mental illness. Maryland does not differ from other states in that many mentally ill people are put in jail rather than in hospitals, where they can receive proper treatment. It does differ from all but four other states in that […]

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How Maryland’s New Tough Equal Pay for Equal Work Law Impacts Businesses

    During the 2016 Legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed the “Equal Pay for Equal Work” bill with a 103-33 vote in the House of Delegates and 32-13 vote in the Senate. This bill was pushed by many liberal leaning groups including the Maryland affiliate of the Working Families Party. Last month, Governor […]

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How Donald Trump’s Presidency May Impact Estates

The 2016 Presidential campaign had varying proposals from both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in many different areas. One area with the most pronounced differences between the two was on estates. When looking a policy around estate related issues, taxation typically is the most heated topic. On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton proposed a 65% […]

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Drug Possession Statistics (INFOGRAPHIC)

  Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to Blackford Flohr with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href=’http://bflawmd.com/’><img src=’http://bflawmd.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Drug-Possession-Statistics-Infographic-853×1024.jpg’ alt=’Drug Possession Statistics’ width=’853px’ border=’0′ /></a></p><br /><br /><br /> <p> Drug possession has become one of the largest crimes in the United States and is a small portion of the parent category: drug […]

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Maryland Crime Statistics

Crime is a problem across the country, and it usually falls to the statisticians to determine how well law enforcement is decreasing it. The numbers for Maryland are surprising in that there are so many theft charges. However, that amount has decreased from 2010 to 2013. Murders and rapes have also decreased in this time […]