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Md. assistant attorney general’s firing upheld on appeal (access required)

A former Maryland assistant attorney general who was fired in 2012 is not entitled to judicial review of the decision, a Maryland appellate court has held. Alfreda Cooper claimed her dismissal was due to racial discrimination, according to a complaint ...

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Maryland to share in settlement with drug company Daiichi Sankyo (access required)

Maryland will share in the $39 million multistate and federal settlement with pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo over allegations that the firm defrauded government health care programs, the state Office of the Attorney General announced Tuesday. Daiichi allegedly paid kickbacks from ...

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Meachum joins Pro Bono Resource Center’s board (access required)

Thomas M. Meachum, of with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP, a general-practice law firm in Columbia, has joined the board of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland ...

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Despite appeal, Maryland must change handgun permit law (access required)

The state has two weeks to change its handgun-permit process, under a ruling by the same U.S. District Court judge who found the current law violates the constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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Approvals for casinos at Rocky Gap, Baltimore could come as early as next month (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — The state video lottery commission could be close to awarding the license for a proposed slots parlor in Western Maryland, and also appeared to avoid a potential delay in its decision on a downtown Baltimore casino. Stephen L. ...

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McDonald named to high court; Berger elevated to CSA (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday named Robert N. “Bob” McDonald to Maryland’s highest court, succeeding Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who stepped down from the Court of Appeals in September. O’Malley also elevated Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Stuart Ross ...

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O’Malley reacts to critical highway audit

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday his administration will move quickly to discipline personnel who commit serious ethical lapses in the state procurement process in the aftermath of a highly critical audit of the Maryland State Highway Administration. O’Malley, ...

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