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Ethics panel meets again on Currie

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly’s ethics panel has met again to consider a Prince George’s County senator’s failure to disclose work for a grocery store chain. The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics met for about two hours on Tuesday. ...

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Top 5: ‘I don’t think I can choose from among my children’

The Court of Appeals dominates the most-read legal affairs stories of the week — and only one story is related to an opinion. Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed a new judge to Maryland’s top court, which also took the rare step ...

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Lawyer sanctioned for unauthorized practice of law while suspended

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Wednesday disciplined an already-suspended Baltimore lawyer for providing legal services to an immigrant during his application and interviewing process for permanent residency in the United States. The sanction came two days after Maryland Attorney ...

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New trial ordered in 2007 Metro slaying

Maryland’s top court Tuesday unanimously overturned a young man’s felony-murder conviction because his confession came only after police had questioned the 16-year-old for hours and denied more than a dozen of his requests to call his mother. The Court of ...

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Top court sides with trial lawyer in separate cases decided on same day

Workdays don’t get much better than the one criminal lawyer Andrew V. Jezic had last Tuesday. The Court of Appeals issued two opinions in unrelated cases Jezic had handled at trial. In each case, the court found that an error ...

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Prison guard’s accused killer seeks delay in trial

With another bid to end capital punishment in Maryland about to die with the General Assembly session, the intent of the lawmakers who passed a compromise measure to restrict the death penalty two years ago took center stage in the ...

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