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Justices order dismissal of Md.’s emoluments claim against Trump

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the dismissal of Maryland’s claim that Donald Trump committed corruption of constitutional consequence in the handling of his Washington hotel while president. Without explanation, the justices declared the state’s lawsuit moot before ordering ...

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Frosh urges justices to decline Frederick killer’s cold case appeal

Maryland’s attorney general has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a convicted rapist and murderer’s argument that his constitutional right to due process was violated during the 20-year span between the brutal slaying of a teenage girl in ...

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Frosh seeks $22M for free legal services amid resurgent pandemic

Maryland’s attorney general Wednesday called for $22 million in state funds to assist financially strapped Marylanders in need of free legal representation in eviction, foreclosure and debt-collection proceedings amid a resurgent pandemic that has already created widespread economic hardship. Brian ...

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General Assembly will consider right to counsel for tenants, lawmakers say

The Maryland General Assembly will consider legislation this coming session that would give financially strapped tenants facing potential eviction a right to counsel at their court hearings, leaders of the legislature’s two judiciary committees said Tuesday. Funding for the legal ...

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Md. Legal Services reports nearly $7M drop, cites pandemic

Maryland’s chief provider of grants to groups offering free legal aid to low-income residents faces a nearly $7 million pandemic-driven shortfall, the executive director of the Maryland Legal Services Corp. said Thursday. To recover the losses, MLSC will try to ...

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Frosh lauds passage of bill to end license suspensions for inability to pay

The Motor Vehicle Administration can no longer suspend the driver’s licenses of motorists who fail to pay a traffic fine due to their lack of funds under legislation the General Assembly passed unanimously and sent to Gov. Larry Hogan before ...

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Frosh penalizes burger chain, alleges failure to disclose financial information

A nationwide chain of burger restaurants has been ordered to stop selling franchises in Maryland after it allegedly failed to disclose required information about its financial status, the Maryland Office of the Attorney General announced Friday. The Attorney General’s Office ...

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