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DOJ inspector general: Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos

FILE- In this May 3, 2017, file photo, FBI Director James Comey listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s firing of Comey added a new layer of uncertainty to the agency’s corporate criminal investigations. What might an FBI without a permanent leader, even for a short time, mean for ongoing cases of corporate misconduct? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog office said Comey broke bureau rules by giving one ...

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Md. high court asserts jurisdiction over lawyer discipline

10.15.13 BALTIMORE, MD- Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, Maryland Court of Appeals.  (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Maryland’s top court ruled unanimously Thursday that it has exclusive jurisdiction over attorney disciplinary matters, leaving lower-court judges powerless to order bar counsel to investigate allegations of lawyer misconduct. The Court of Appeals issued its decision in scrapping a circuit ...

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Md. high court weighs if judge can order bar-counsel investigation

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the GirlsBuildLA Leadership Summit in Los Angeles.   Clinton will speak at this year’s Class Day at Yale University. Class Day is an annual event at the New Haven, Connecticut, university that honors achievements in academic, artistic and athletic fields. Past notable speakers include former Secretary of State John Kerry and former Vice President Joe Biden in 2015. In a statement Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, Class Day co-chair and Yale student Josh Hochman says students should emulate Clinton’s “life of resilient and courageous service.”  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

A NNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court appears poised to scrap a judge’s order that the state’s bar counsel investigate for potential ethics violations three of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys who were assigned to separate professional from personal messages on the former ...

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What happens to corporate crime cases with the FBI in flux?

FILE- In this May 3, 2017, file photo, FBI Director James Comey listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s firing of Comey added a new layer of uncertainty to the agency’s corporate criminal investigations. What might an FBI without a permanent leader, even for a short time, mean for ongoing cases of corporate misconduct? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON — There’s the federal criminal investigation into Wells Fargo’s opening of unauthorized client accounts. And the probe of Fox News’s business practices. And the investigation of Baxter International, Pfizer and ICU Medical over their medical pricing and dealings with ...

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