More than two dozen teams have applied to serve as the independent monitor overseeing police reforms in Baltimore under the consent decree between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice, according to a list of applicants obtained by The Baltimore Sun.
If Exxon perpetuated a fraud in order to stall action on climate change so that it could continue selling a potentially dangerous product, it should be liable for its share of the costs of the delay. Every state is affected by this potential fraud, so every state attorney general should take a seat at the table by joining the investigations into Exxon.
So-called "cool parents" who knowingly let teens host boozy parties at their homes now run the risk of being sued if an underage drinker gets hurt or hurts someone else, Maryland's highest court ruled Tuesday.
The fact that State's Attorney Mosby is now asking a judge to issue a gag order against defense lawyers in the Freddie Gray case is more than just troubling; it shows a misunderstanding of ethics rules on pre-trial publicity.
Across the state, parents have ponied up rental deposits for their high school senior's upcoming beach week in Ocean City. What fun in the sun is in store for the newly graduated? Vomiting on the beach.
When the Maryland state prosecutor's office files charges against a public or political official, it typically issues a news release. On March 16, for example, the state prosecutor — appointed by Democratic former Gov. Martin O'Malley — issued a news release almost immediately after charging the former treasurer of the Cecil County Republican Central Committee with theft and perjury. But it took more than two weeks to announce a theft charge against a Democratic former official,
WASHINGTON -- Glenn F. Ivey, the former Prince George's County state's attorney who is running for Congress, has hired a national campaign operative with an extensive background in Maryland politics, his campaign said Tuesday.
Baltimore's metro area has dominated statewide politics in Maryland for more than a century, but the 2016 race for retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's seat is getting under way after decades of demographic forces have shifted the political center away from the state's largest city and toward Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
Former Del. Heather R. Mizeur, who gained statewide recognition in Democratic circles last year with a spirited campaign for governor, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
When Brian Frosh became Maryland's attorney general several weeks ago the program for the investiture ceremony informed us that he was Maryland's 46th attorney general. There are some traditionalists, however — and perhaps some querulous archival purists — who would knock Frosh down a few pegs in the ranking: to No. 43. Here's why:
The O'Malley administration's 11th-hour move to curb Eastern Shore farmers' use of chicken manure as fertilizer appears likely to go through, unless incoming Republican Gov. Larry Hogan acts quickly Wednesday afternoon to stop it.
As he was sworn into office Tuesday, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh warned that budget cuts would impair the ability of state lawyers to do their jobs and predicted the agency would lose lawyers next year.
As they prepare to meet Friday, Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and Attorney General-elect Brian E. Frosh both say they want to turn the page and work together. But the two men could find themselves at odds — especially about environmental issues.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, encouraged by whopping awards and settlements in other states, could join what one analyst calls a "nationwide cascade" of litigation against the oil industry for its use years ago of a gasoline additive that has contaminated ground water across the state.
Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun-control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in amicus briefs filed this month that Maryland's ban was written too broadly and violates the Second Amendment rights of their citizens.
With two months left in office, Gov. Martin O'Malley has asked to meet with at least two families whose loved ones were killed by men on Maryland's death row — a move that may signal the governor is poised to take action on death penalty cases.
Current and former Verizon FiOS customers who believe the company misrepresented the service's costs when they signed up for the service may be eligible for money from a state settlement announced Wednesday.
Mr. Hogan's remarkable victory was less about turnout than conversion of the Maryland electorate. He persuaded independents and moderate Democrats to support him and, if we're being honest, race played at least some role in this transformation.
Maryland's attorney general is asking an appellate court to vacate the sentence of an inmate sentenced to death, a move that could clear the state's death row more than a year after the General Assembly repealed capital punishment.