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Sentencing date set for Leslie Johnson

GREENBELT — A new sentencing date has been set for former Prince George’s County Councilwoman Leslie Johnson. Johnson pleaded guilty in June to destroying evidence in a federal corruption probe that also ensnared her husband, former County Executive Jack Johnson. ...

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Top 5: ‘He has permanent scarring’

Two multimillion-dollar lawsuits filed in Baltimore City are among the most-read legal affairs stories this week. One lawsuit alleges police misconduct, the other filed in response to a boy being attacked by the pit bull. But the top stories of ...

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Steven I. Platt: Corruption takes toll at home and abroad

Whether your daily routine starts with going to get the newspaper, consulting online news sources or both to complement your coffee, there are inevitably two themes which leap off the pages of whatever you read — the loss of confidence ...

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C. Fraser Smith: The culture of Annapolis on trial

We are told now and then that a “culture of corruption” exists in Annapolis. It’s not true. But there are aspects of life in the lawmaking arena which can be toxic to the process of lawmaking. Legislators and lobbyists have ...

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Pursuit of Justice: Politicians need to lead, not pander

Watching and listening to our elected congressmen and senators stumble toward the latest deadline for addressing the debt limit crisis by rhetorically scratching and clawing at each other is at best annoying and at worse numbing. That “crisis,” like previous ...

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