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Baltimore Courtwatch: Compounding Trauma

Content warning: sexual, emotional, medical, physical abuse of mentally ill people in jails This story also appeared in Baltimore Courtwatch In October 2017, The Baltimore Sun wrote a scathing op-ed highlighting how the state of Maryland fails people with mental illnesses. A month before the article was published, Judge Gale Rasin had found that the […]

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It’s time to revisit “Scrooged,” a chaotic and timely Christmas carol

In 1988, four years removed from his greatest failure (an adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham’s “The Razor’s Edge”), comedy giant Bill Murray brought Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” kicking and screaming into the modern era with “Scrooged.” But in the 30-plus years since, why have there been so few other contemporary adaptations of this classic […]