Maryland no longer has the ability to carry out the death penalty even against someone who was sentenced before capital punishment was banned last year, the state attorney general and lawyers for a death-row inmate argued Monday.Read More »
(AP) The Montgomery County Education Association has reached a settlement with Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler’s former campaign for governor over the use of campaign literature that resembled the union’s apple-shaped ballot. In the settlement announced Thursday, the campaign acknowledged ...
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Outgoing Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, who helped secure more than $900 million for the state in a nationwide mortgage settlement with five lenders, will switch to defending financial institutions from state and federal regulators in his next job.Read More »
To combat sexual violence on Maryland college campuses, the state’s public and private higher educational institutions should change campus culture and encourage reporting of sexual assault cases, state Attorney General Doug Gansler recommended Thursday.Read More »
Maryland’s share of the $17 billion Bank of America settlement includes $75 million in compensation for state and local governments and their pension plans — and that’s not counting the bank’s agreement to provide consumer relief via such things as mortgage forgiveness, community reinvestment and affordable rental housing.Read More »