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Quest for handgun-permit stay heads to 4th Circuit (access required)

In a motion filed late Friday, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to keep Maryland’s handgun-permit process in place while he challenges a ruling that would force the state to rewrite it. Gansler’s ...

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Gansler: Preserve Roberts’ ruling in DNA case (access required)

Maryland’s chief legal officer and its chief public defender are awaiting word from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether it will keep allowing the state’s police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, despite a Maryland high court ruling that bars the collections except when absolutely necessary to identify the arrestee.

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Public defender fights stay in DNA case (access required)

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to stop allowing police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, contrary to a ruling by the state’s highest court.

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Frosh contemplates attorney-general run (access required)

Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Brian E. Frosh, D-Montgomery, said Thursday that he is seriously contemplating a run to succeed Douglas F. Gansler...

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Chesapeake Energy gives $500K following blowout

BALTIMORE — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says Chesapeake Energy will donate $500,000 for Susquehanna River water quality monitoring. Gansler said Thursday that his office has filed notice that it intends to sue the company over a Pennsylvania natural gas ...

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