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Ex-prosecutor Cassilly withheld evidence, misled court, says bar counsel

Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly in his Bel Air, Md. office (File)

Then-Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly withheld a potentially exculpatory report from defense counsel in a long-running first-degree murder case and then misled the post-conviction court about its existence, Maryland’s bar counsel has alleged in a disciplinary petition filed ...

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Prominent lawyer fights claims he violated ethics rules in seeking $25M fee

03.12.09 TOWSON, MD.  Attorney Stephen L. Snyder speaks to the media after the winning verdict is given in his case against Exxon. Photo by Rich Dennison/The Daily Record

Did a well-known malpractice lawyer commit a potentially disbarrable offense in seeking – perhaps with the threat of a damaging public disclosure – a $25 million consulting gig with the University of Maryland Medical System while representing a woman whose ...

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