The right to fire your lawyer

There is an old saying that a person who represents himself or herself in court has a fool for a client. The Maryland Rules provide procedures to protect individuals charged in criminal cases from foo…

Noted defense attorney dead at 56

Rebecca Nitkin. COURTESY PHOTO ROCKVILLE – Rebecca Nitkin, a local defense attorney nationally known for her work on civil rights cases, died Thursday. She was 56.
According to her law partner Nancy F…