A confidential informant and cooperating witness involved in state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks’ fraud case will not testify at a motions hearing next week after a federal judge ruled such testimony is unnecessary. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett held ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department violated its own rules when it secretly seized records for thousands of phone calls to and from journalists for The Associated Press as part of a leak investigation, the head of the company said Wednesday. ...Read More »
MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Withdrawal of election to review: Once the District Council of Prince George’s County elects to review a decision, it is not permitted to withdraw that election and it must hold a hearing on the ...
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Constitutional Law Taxation BOTTOM LINE: For purposes of the Tax Injunction Act, an excise “tax” imposed by a county, which applied only to a single business entity which was unable to pass on the fee to its consumers, was actually ...Read More »
A doctor’s desire to protect his patients’ confidentiality does not enable him to essentially ignore a state licensing board’s subpoena for documents during an investigation of the treatment he provided, Maryland’s top court ruled Friday. In a 4-3 decision, the ...Read More »