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Governor’s Affairs Not Private

The Washington Post is entitled to some of the phone and appointment records it requested from Gov. Parris N. Glendening, a divided Court of Appeals held yesterday, but the governor will get another chance to prove individual records are protected ...

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Jury Takes 90 Minutes to Find Troy White Guilty of Prothero

A man described as “the driving force” behind a jewelry store heist that left an off-duty police officer dead was convicted yesterday of first-degree murder.A Baltimore County jury deliberated just 90 minutes before convicting Troy White, 25, of murder and ...

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FEC Violation an Honest Mistake?

Defense attorneys for two Baltimore County businessmen spent hours quizzing prosecution witnesses yesterday in an attempt to show that federal election regulations are so complex the defendants likely made an honest mistake when they asked four employees to contribute to ...

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Curran Acts Against Two Securities Firms; Accuses Them of $28M Fraud

Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr. took action yesterday against two Maryland investment firms, accusing them of violating state securities laws by selling about $28 million in unregistered securities to unwary investors — some promising returns as high as 240 ...

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Refusal to Cooperate Draws Reprimand

Charles Bridges, an attorney who alleged that an investigation by the Attorney Grievance Commission was defamatory, racially motivated and violated his civil rights, was reprimanded by the Court of Appeals yesterday for refusing to cooperate with the commission’s bar counsel.“It ...

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LAW SUMMARY

State Cites Violations in City Circuit CourthousesThe Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Occupational Safety and Health has sent a citation and notification of penalty to the judicial branch of the state’s Administrative Office of the Courts, citing three ...

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Discharge Into Stream Can Continue While Carroll County Appeals Order

Carroll County does not have to shut down a waste-water treatment plant on Piney Run while it appeals a ruling that it violated the Clean Water Act, a federal judge in Baltimore has ruled.Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Young ...

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Early Disposition Court Goes ACM

Today the office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City will have its first complete automated case management docket for a single full session of early disposition court, an experimental solution designed to reduce the burden on the city’s criminal ...

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Loizeaux Brothers Go on Trial

Two prominent Baltimore County businessmen went to trial yesterday charged with causing the treasurer of Elijah E. Cummings’s 1996 congressional campaign to file false statements with the Federal Election Commission.Federal prosecutors told a jury in Baltimore that J. Mark Loizeaux ...

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Attorney’s Request to Be Present Did Not Invoke Miranda, CSA Holds

Attorney Steven D. Kupferberg tried to cover all the bases for his client, Nathaniel D. Marr of Seat Pleasant. First, he called Prince George’s County police, asking if a warrant had been issued for Marr’s arrest in an attempted murder ...

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