An appellate court has stopped the clock from ticking on a federal judge’s order that gave Maryland two weeks to change the rules for obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon.Read More »
U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. strongly indicated Monday that the Supreme Court wants to review a Maryland high court decision generally barring police from collecting DNA samples from people arrested for committing or attempting to commit a violent crime.Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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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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Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Brian E. Frosh, D-Montgomery, said Thursday he is seriously contemplating a run to succeed Douglas F. Gansler as attorney general in 2014.Read More »
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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Congratulations to Douglas F. Gansler as he begins his year as president of the National Association of Attorneys General. The election of Mr. Gansler, the first Maryland attorney general to be NAAG president since Francis B. Burch in 1970, is ...Read More »
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler began his year as president of the National Association of Attorneys General with a pledge to help ensure online privacy. Before his swearing-in Thursday night in Alaska, Gansler said he will work with his ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »