Trump Organization secretly held in contempt for hindering probe
Donald Trump’s company impeded a grand jury investigation last year by repeatedly failing to turn over evidence in a timely fashion, according to court records.
Judge: Trump must pay $110K, meet conditions to end contempt
A New York judge said he’s close to releasing Donald Trump from a contempt finding, but only if the former president meets certain conditions.
Jan. 6 witnesses held in contempt: Who, why and what’s next
Several witnesses sought by the Jan. 6 committee investigating the insurrection at the Capitol are being held in contempt of Congress for failing to cooperate.
House votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt in Jan. 6 probe
The House has voted to hold Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after he ceased to cooperate with the Jan. 6 Committee investigating the Capitol insurrection.
Former Trump aide sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case
Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday sued the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
Bannon indictment defies history of Congress’ contempt power
Steve Bannon's indictment on contempt of Congress charges provides a rare glimpse into one of U.S. lawmakers' politically messiest and least-used powers.
Trump ally Bannon appears in court on contempt charges
Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, appeared before a judge on Monday to face criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena from a House committee.
Bannon indicted on contempt charges after defying Jan. 6 subpoena
Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon was indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress after he defied a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Appeals court finds man failed to prove ‘duress’ due to intimidation
A man convicted of contempt after he refused to testify at a murder trial for fear of reprisal could not claim a duress defense, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. Travis Howell was subpoenaed to testify at a murder trial in Baltimore City Circuit Court in 2016 and at first asserted his Fifth Amendment right against […]
Litigants seek contempt finding against Baltimore FOP
The businesses suing Baltimore over the city’s response to rioting in 2015 want a judge to hold the local police union in contempt for failing to turn over documents in response to a subpoena. The plaintiffs, dozens of businesses that sustained damage, filed a lengthy complaint in federal court in 2017 alleging the city and police […]
Which Baltimore Co. judge held someone in contempt over a cellphone?
Judges make so secret of their frustrations when cellphones ring in court, but one Baltimore County judge's response went too far, according to the Court of Special Appeals.
Former U.S. probation staffer pleads guilty to divulging sealed order
A 37-year-old Laurel woman has pleaded guilty to criminal contempt in connection with allegations she divulged information regarding a sealed indictment. The guilty plea by Michelle Lee Davis, age 37, was announced by officials with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for and by FBI and DEA officials. Davis was an employee of the U.S. Probation and […]