A group of law firms, including one based in Maryland, will work with the state as outside counsel on possible litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The Board of Public Works approved the contract Wednesday, allowing the Maryland Office of ...Read More »
The Maryland Office of the Attorney General announced sanctions, including a nearly $4 million penalty, against a Westminster couple and their companies Friday for selling fraudulent securities. Ronald D. Morley and his wife, Diane Morley, owned and operated several businesses based in Maryland ...Read More »
Now-defunct Sojourner-Douglass College has agreed to pay approximately $400,000 in unused grant funds back to the state as a part of a settlement agreement announced Wednesday. The settlement resolves claims brought in November that the college, which lost its accreditation ...Read More »
The state’s lead counsel in the post-conviction proceedings for Adnan Syed is working for the attorney general’s office pro bono, according to documents obtained by The Daily Record. Thiruvendran “Thiru” Vignarajah was lead counsel on the case while serving as ...Read More »
A legal settlement stemming from the allegedly guard-aided 2007 beating of a prison inmate being transferred from Baltimore to Hagerstown shows evidence of longstanding corruption in Maryland’s correctional institutions, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday.
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This year, the Maryland Legal Services Corp. has tapped some stalwarts of the legal services profession for its annual awards — and will also honor the Maryland Office of the Attorney General for its leadership in access to justice.Read More »
Maryland’s top court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of felony murder 36 years ago in the killing of a Hagerstown police officer, and in the process reopened the courthouse door to inmates convicted of violent crimes ...Read More »
The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission on Tuesday sent Gov. Martin O’Malley the names of four candidates for the Court of Appeals vacancy created when Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. retired from Maryland’s top court Sept. 30. The nominees are: * ...
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