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Maryland Pit Bull Ruling

Maryland Does Right By Pit Bulls, Says They Aren't Inherently Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

UPDATE: Pit bulls are no longer considered to be "inherently dangerous" in Maryland. On Tuesday, April 8, Governor Martin O'Malley signed HB 73/SB 247...

Arin Greenwood

Lawmakers May Finally Realize That You Shouldn't Discriminate Against Pit Bulls

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Who's a good legislature? You are, Maryland! This week, Maryland's General Assembly is holding a hearing on a piece of legislation that would undo ...

Will Pit Bulls Be Spared?

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.08.2013 | DC

With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly ...

Maryland Pit Bull Owners Still Forced To Choose Between Pets And Eviction

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser | Posted 05.10.2013 | DC

A compromise in the General Assembly over legislation to undo a court ruling that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous has unraveled, turning what ...

Dog Breed Legislation Is Inherently Dangerous

Lisa LaFontaine | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC
Lisa LaFontaine

Leaders throughout Maryland are grasping the ineffectiveness of the Court's ruling on pit bulls. It's tremendously difficult to determine if a dog is a pit bull or cross bred, and discrimination against dogs based on appearance is wrong.

Goodbye to Barky, Who Perhaps Never Knew She Was a Pit Bull

Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.19.2014 | DC
Arin Greenwood

I did not know that Barky was a pit bull when I got her, in the fall of 1998, as I was going -- ignorantly, in so many ways, as it turned out -- into my second year of law school.