Author Archives: Steve Lash

Steve Lash covers federal and Maryland appellate courts and the General Assembly’s judiciary committees for The Daily Record. He joined the newspaper in 2008 after spending nearly 20 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and legal affairs for several publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Cox Newspapers, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and West’s Legal News. Lash, a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law, is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court and Maryland bars.

Tire-deflating judge pleads ‘remorseful’

An “extremely remorseful” Circuit Judge Robert C. Nalley would accept a public reprimand for having deflated the tire of a cleaning woman who parked in a restricted area of the Charles County Courthouse, his attorney stated in papers filed with ...

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Bill: Gay marriage is against public policy

Maryland would be barred from recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states, under legislation introduced this week in the General Assembly. The proposal by Del. Emmett C. Burns Jr., D-Baltimore County, comes as Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is drafting ...

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Md. lawmakers, justices weigh predator terms  

ANNAPOLIS — Horrified by the Christmas-week slaying of an 11-year-old Eastern Shore girl, state lawmakers are expected to consider legislation this term that would enable the state to confine convicted sex offenders to mental health facilities after their prison sentences ...

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