A Critical Article Drops and Thiru Vignarajah Leaves a Candidate Forum Early

In a church basement last night, attorneys Ivan Bates and Thiru Vignarajah were working through their familiar talking points, with a law professor moderating,

It was a forum for two of the three Democratic candidates for Baltimore State’s Attorney sponsored by the Roland Park Civic League. (In April, the group had brought in the incumbent, Marilyn Mosby, to address their monthly meeting.)

The forum was scheduled to take place from 7-9 p.m., yet before the first hour had passed, there was a surprise announcement.