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‘Money Guy’ Rousseaux loses appeal of sanctions

Philip Rousseaux

Defrocked investment adviser and former infomercial star Philip Rousseaux and his Towson firms will remain out of business. Maryland’s second-highest court ruled Thursday that the state securities commissioner acted within her authority in permanently revoking Rousseaux’s registration and fining him ...

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Gansler, Raskin recall O’Connor’s opposition to judicial elections

04.24.13- BALTIMORE, MD- Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler during a newsmaker interview at TDR. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s farewell announcement from public life this week quiets the voice of perhaps the most eloquent opponent of judicial elections to ever speak out against the practice in Maryland. Appearing in Annapolis eight years ...

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Former Md. AGs recall Kennedy as open-minded, caring

In this July 15, 2015, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy speaks at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference in San Diego. Kennedy has emerged as a powerful new ally for prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement.  (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

Retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was not only at the center of an ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court but was often its heart, with questions from the bench addressing the human toll of the issues before, former Maryland attorneys general said in recalling their arguments in front of the justices.

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Gansler to lead Pa. porn email probe

Doug Gansler, a former attorney general of Maryland, speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Tuesday that she's hired Gansler to look into what she calls "racist, misogynistic, homophobic and religiously offensive" emails. He will lead a team to investigate the exchange of pornography and other objectionable content in emails by Pennsylvania prosecutors, judges and others on state-owned computers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA — Former Maryland attorney general Douglas F. Gansler will lead a team of Washington-based lawyers combing through thousands of emails on Pennsylvania government computers in an independent review of pornographic and other objectionable content shared among judges, prosecutors and ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Prosecutors should speak with actions, not words

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

In the criminal justice system, prosecutors serve a unique role with special duties quite different from other lawyers. While a private lawyer’s duty is to provide zealous representation of a client, the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct impose upon ...

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Gansler nullifies Frederick County move

(AP) Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is invalidating a political ploy that benefited the former head of the Frederick County government. He issued an opinion Tuesday that the Board of County Commissioners acted improperly last month when it appointed ...

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