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‘Money Guy’ Rousseaux loses appeal of sanctions (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

(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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