Setting aside guilty plea

Many criminal cases are disposed of by guilty pleas, in which the trial judge must be satisfied that the defendant’s plea is knowingly and voluntarily given.  Under Maryland law, even after conviction…

Floreen gets the signatures

Says she still won’t call herself a candidate for county executive until ratified
Nancy Floreen smiles as she turns in her petition signatures. COURTESY PHOTOGAITHERSBURG — At-large County Council mem…

Ficker takes petition to County

Robin Ficker  COURTESY PHOTO  
ROCKVILLE – Former state Del. Robin Ficker (R) delivered 18,000 voter petitions in favor of putting a referendum about term limits on the November ballot to th…