Lawyer says government destroyed evidence in Navy fraud case
McLEAN, Va. — Defense lawyers say that evidence has been deliberately destroyed in a conspiracy case involving allegations of a secret Navy contract to build hundreds of rifle silencers, ostensibly for the branch’s elite Seal Team Six. Auto mechanic Mark Stuart Landersman of Temecula, Calif., has been charged with conspiracy to manufacture unlicensed firearms and […]
Lawyer: Feds flubbed forfeited funds
It is the case of the misplaced $2.7 million.
Attorneys’ fees now at issue in Leopold harassment lawsuit
The plaintiff's lawyer says he spent 376 hours on the case; Anne Arundel County says 'proven allowable times' total about 28 hours.
Gov’t uncertainty forces cancellation of bench-bar conference
The government shutdown might be over but the collateral damage continues.
Indicted couple wants assets freed to pay lawyers
WASHINGTON — The best thing Howard Srebnick had going for him at the Supreme Court Wednesday was that he was trying to persuade nine very good lawyers in black robes about the importance of being able to hire a good lawyer. Miami-based Srebnick was representing a New York couple who have been indicted on charges […]
Candidates for CSA vacancies sent to O’Malley
Gov. Martin O’Malley has on his desk the names of candidates for three vacancies on the intermediate Court of Special Appeals.
Learning from ‘Rosie the Lawyer’
The presence of women in the nation’s courtrooms has come a long way since 1972, when a scant 9.4 percent of those enrolled in Juris Doctor degree programs were female — in 2010, that number was 47.2 percent, according to the American Bar Association.
Volunteer corps of lawyers helps service members with civilian cases
The mission of the Judge Advocate Corps: to provide pro bono legal counsel for members of the Maryland Army National Guard, the Maryland Air National Guard and military veterans.
Lawyers for convicted terrorists in N.C. say conspiracy not proven
RICHMOND, Va. — Attorneys for three members of a North Carolina terror ring are asking a federal appeals court in Virginia to toss out their convictions and sentences because of insufficient evidence and other issues. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond heard arguments on Thursday in the case of Mohammad Omar Aly […]
Barbera: End of ‘justice delayed’ at Court of Appeals
Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, the new leader of the Court of Appeals, said Tuesday that the top court will issue its decisions “at the very latest” by the Aug. 31 after which appeals are heard, calling it “a new policy” that will be “immediately implemented.”
Tydings lawyers named ‘local litigation stars’
Four attorneys from Tydings & Rosenberg LLP have been recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2014 as "local litigation stars."
Lawyers fight homelessness
The American Bar Association is taking a major step to fight homelessness.