| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Rank-and-file police officers are accusing the small department in Westminster of misspending money seized from drug suspects by buying iPads and iPhones for top commanders.
The Carroll County Fraternal Order of Police, through a Baltimore law firm it...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:06 PM
A Prince George's County lawmaker used public dollars to pay an employee of her law office after the bank closed her law firm's depleted account, the state prosecutor told a jury Tuesday in opening remarks in the criminal trial of Del. Tiffany Alston....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Tiffany Alston, a freshman delegate from Prince George's County, was convicted Tuesday morning of stealing $800 in General Assembly funds to pay an employee of her law firm.
If the guilty verdicts on counts of misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:31 PM
A Towson law firm has accused eight more doctors of playing a role in implanting unnecessary heart stents in patients at St. Joseph Medical Center, where cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei was accused of performing the procedure in hundreds of patients who didn'...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:39 AM
As law firms across the country cut back, Offit Kurman has grown. Rapidly.
The firm, founded in Towson 25 years ago, doubled its revenue from 2008 to 2011 — a period that included the worst-in-decades recession — and added dozens of employees...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett announced Monday that the city has hired an Annapolis law firm as its principal legal counsel, breaking decades of tradition of using Harford County lawyers for such duties.
Bennett said the City of Aberdeen's new counsel will...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's use of free legal services from Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos' law firm represents a breach of the city ethics code — an accusation vehemently rejected by Pratt.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:15 PM
In her first 100 days on the job, Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose has revamped the system's legal services, established an office of accountability and called for revision of a redistricting proposal to shift hundreds of students to new...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Some community activists in Baltimore County are worried that a proposal to make certain shopping centers' parking lots smaller would lack transparency.
Under a bill sponsored by Councilmen John Olszewski Sr.and Kenneth Oliver, owners of shopping centers...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Barbara McDowell is banking on the free legal advice she received at one of Maryland Legal Aid's recent pro bono days to help resolve a seven-year child support dispute with the father of her grandson.
The Pikesville woman, who said she has raised her...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Augustus F. "Gus" Brown, principal in the law firm of Brown, Brown & Young, P.A., in Bel Air, was a featured professor recently in a combined University of Maryland Carey School of Law and University of Baltimore School of Law third-year law student...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. used $168,000 of leftover campaign funds to pay for defense attorneys for Paul Schurick, his longtime aide who was convicted on charges of electoral fraud rising out of Ehrlich's failed run against Gov. Martin O'Malley in...