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Tag Archives: Emmet C. Davitt

Judge strikes one charge against Leopold

The judge presiding over Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold’s misconduct-in-office trial grilled the prosecution Friday morning over whether Leopold's alleged use of his security detail to drive him to parking lot trysts and for other personal errands constituted a crime.

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Henson’s defense lawyer played to his strengths, observers say

Despite the same prosecutors, the same set of facts and the same defense — each defendant blaming each other — two separate city juries have handed down wildly varying verdicts over a series of automated calls made to Democrat voters ...

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Schurick’s fate in jury’s hands

A Baltimore jury will continue deliberating Tuesday morning on whether Paul E. Schurick tried to sabotage Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s re-election last fall with Election Day robocalls telling Democrats in the city and Prince George’s County that victory was at ...

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Former Ehrlich aide’s robocall trial begins

The trial of Paul E. Schurick, accused of trying to sabotage Gov. Martin O’Malley’s re-election last fall with robocalls, will be heard by a Baltimore judge whose wife received one of the controversial phone messages. “I have absolutely no concerns ...

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Court of Appeals ponders Holton immunity

ANNAPOLIS — State prosecutors Thursday urged Maryland’s top court to reinstate bribery and perjury charges against Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton, who allegedly voted in favor of tax breaks for developers who had made an indirect payment to her. ...

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