Maryland Attorney General's Office

Jul 15, 2012

Bethesda-based attorney focuses on construction law, here and in Germany

Some call William K. Wilburn an attorney; others, a Rechtsanwalt. Those who call him the latter are likely among the German clients that make up about 30 percent of Wilburn’s clientele. While Wilburn’s Bethesda practice, WKWilburn, deals mostly in construction law with companies in the United States, the firm also has a significant international practice. […]

Mar 2, 2012

Judge dissolves I-95 travel plaza restraining order

A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge Friday dissolved a restraining order that prevented the Board of Public Works from awarding a contract to redevelop two Interstate 95 travel plazas. With the restraining order rescinded, the board is free to vote on the contract award at its biweekly meeting Wednesday. Bethesda-based HMSHost, a losing bidder on […]

Feb 13, 2012

Court orders confirmed for DNR tracking devices

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Attorney General’s office has confirmed that the Department of Natural Resources sought court orders allowing the placement of tracking devices on the boats of watermen. State lawmakers had asked the department to provide evidence that DNR acted lawfully in its investigation into possible natural resources violations. The Star Democrat of Easton […]

Nov 22, 2011

‘CSI effect’ instruction faulted again

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously overturned a man’s conviction for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Salisbury, saying he was denied a fair trial because the judge told the jury that prosecutors did not need scientific evidence to prove their case. The Court of Appeals said the instruction — prompted by the popularity of […]

Aug 11, 2011

Cambridge country club fined for sewage dumping

CAMBRIDGE — The owners of a Cambridge country club have been fined $500,000 for releasing sewage into Choptank River wetlands for more than two years. The Maryland Attorney General’s office and the Department of the Environment said Thursday that a Dorchester County judge fined the owners of Clearview at Horn’s Point earlier this month. Testimony […]

Apr 6, 2011

Motion to dismiss State Center lawsuit has 3-hour hearing

Did they “hide in the weeds” or are a group of downtown property owners on the brink of financial ruin? A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge heard a motion Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit by members of the group, who claim the $1.5 billion State Center redevelopment will render leasing in center city null and […]

Dec 1, 2010

Prosecutor asks for new sentence for Maryland AG’s aide

ANNAPOLIS — A special prosecutor is asking a judge for a new sentence in the drunken-driving case of the director of the civil rights office of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. Last month, Carl Snowden received probation before judgment on a drunken-driving charge for the second time in eight years. That sentence means Snowden would […]

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