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Gansler, Raskin recall O’Connor’s opposition to judicial elections

04.24.13- BALTIMORE, MD- Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler during a newsmaker interview at TDR. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s farewell announcement from public life this week quiets the voice of perhaps the most eloquent opponent of judicial elections to ever speak out against the practice in Maryland. Appearing in Annapolis eight years ...

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Jonathan Shurberg, activist, attorney, political guru, dies at 54

Jonathan Shurberg (Courtesy of Edward Kimmel)

Montgomery County lawyer Jonathan S. Shurberg, whose community activism endeared him to the downtrodden and whose election-law expertise was sought by legislators and counties, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 54. “His political knowledge was encyclopedic,” said U.S. ...

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