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Maryland Attorney General

Jul 3, 2023

Md. among states planning to sue EPA over wood-burning stoves

Attorneys general from Maryland and nine other states plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying its failure to review and ensure emissions standards for residential wood-burning stoves has allowed the continued sale of appliances that unduly worsen pollution. That means programs that encourage people to trade in older stoves and other wood-burning appliances, […]

Adnan Syed, center right, leaves the courthouse after a hearing on Sept. 19, 2022, in Baltimore. Syed, who was released from a Maryland prison this year after his case was the focus of the true-crime podcast “Serial,” has been hired by Georgetown University as a program associate for the university's Prisons and Justice Initiative, the university said. (Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
Jun 15, 2023

AG says Md. high court should take up Adnan Syed exoneration case

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office agrees that the state’s top court should take up Adnan Syed’s appeal in his 1999 murder conviction.

Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown waves to an audience of legislators in the House of Delegates after he is sworn into office as the state's first Black attorney general on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
Mar 7, 2023

Bill allowing AG to prosecute police-involved deaths gains in Senate

The attorney general would gain the authority to prosecute local police officers they find criminally at fault for having killed someone or caused an injury “likely to result” in death.

Dec 3, 2021

Katie Curran O’Malley launches Maryland attorney general bid

Former Baltimore judge Katie Curran O’Malley formally announced that she is running for attorney general.

Jan 17, 2020

Frosh joins 14-state coalition to oppose ICE arrests at courthouses

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a coalition of 14 states seeking to stop the federal government from arresting undocumented immigrants on their way to court without first getting a judicial warrant or court order. All 14 states, including Maryland, filed an amicus brief Thursday that supports the state of Washington, which in […]

Oct 21, 2019

Justices show interest in Maryland handgun permit law challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown interest in hearing a gun rights group’s argument that the Maryland handgun permit law’s requirement that applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry a handgun outside the home violates the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The high court on Friday requested that […]

Jul 31, 2019

Property management firm, owner ordered to repay $2.5M

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s Consumer Protection Division has settled charges against a Montgomery County property management company and its owner, both accused of taking nearly $2.5 million from homeowner and condominium associations. Jason Barry Oseroff of Olney and Evergreen Management LLC of Silver Spring must pay all the money the company owes consumers and […]

Jun 8, 2017

At Syed appeal, judges focus on legal strategy

ANNAPOLIS – A three-judge Court of Special Appeals panel hammered one question repeatedly Thursday afternoon as they weighed whether Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction gained international attention thanks to the “Serial” podcast, should be granted a new trial: Does a defense attorney have an obligation to investigate an alibi witness, even if that witness may […]

Sep 12, 2016

Interim director takes over as Quattrocki leaves for AG’s office

Quattrocki will leave the office September 27 top return to the Office of the Attorney General where she will fill the deputy position created by the departure of Thiru Vignarajah.

Nov 30, 2015

Conservative filmmaker sets sights on Md. attorney general’s office

James O'Keefe and Project Veritas held a teleconference with conservative groups in Maryland Monday afternoon in advance of a video that will be released Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. on the conservative site The Daily Caller.

Mar 6, 2015

Frosh endorses Van Hollen for Senate

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.

Nov 5, 2014

Will Hogan win hamper Frosh’s goals as AG?

Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan’s upset victory should have no effect on Attorney General-Elect Brian Frosh's decision to enforce the and defend Maryland's gun-control laws, sources said Wednesday.

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