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.

Federal judge appears ready to let Md.’s emoluments claim proceed

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, left, accompanied by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine, speaks during a news conference in June in Washington on to discuss their lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump based on the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.  (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

A federal judge appears poised to permit Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump unconstitutionally received personal benefits via his hotel holdings while in office so long as the attorneys general amend ...

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Republicans urge Supreme Court to overturn Md. congressional district

In deciding about about the drawing of Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, shown in this photo illustration of the U.S. Supreme Court. (Maximilian Franz)

With the Supreme Court poised to rule on political gerrymandering this year, a group of Maryland Republicans urged the justices to strike down as unconstitutional a congressional district they say the state’s Democratic-led General Assembly redrew to replace a Republican U.S. ...

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Hogan will urge Supreme Court to strike down congressional district

Gov. Larry Hogan announces his intention Jan. 18 to join a brief to the Supreme Court in opposition to the 6th Congressional District. (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday said he will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down as unconstitutional a congressional district the Democrat-led General Assembly redrew to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one. The ...

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