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  • Attorney general rules appointment of Frederick's Young invalid

    Attorney general rules appointment of Frederick's Young invalid
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler handed a victory to Frederick County's new Democratic chief executive Tuesday as he ruled that the county commissioners' decision to appoint her defeated Republican foe to the county Planning Commission was invalid....
  • Hogan, Frosh could clash in new roles

    Hogan, Frosh could clash in new roles
    Next month brings Maryland a new chief executive and a new top lawyer who differ sharply on important issues — particularly how to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. They've also clashed personally in the past. As they prepare to meet Friday, Gov.-...
  • Appeals court hears arguments from death row inmate

    Appeals court hears arguments from death row inmate
    Maryland's top lawyer asked an appeals court Monday to spare the life of one of the four men left in limbo on death row after state lawmakers abolished the death penalty last year. Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler — for years a death penalty...
  • Gansler eyes lawsuit over well contamination

    Gansler eyes lawsuit over well contamination
    Maryland 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...
  • O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty

    O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty
    A Western Maryland woman whose parents were killed by a man on death row urged Gov. Martin O'Malley in a phone conversation Monday not to commute the man's sentence. The conversation came days after The Baltimore Sun reported that O'Malley had reached...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    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 an amicus brief...
  • O'Malley asks to meet with families of death row inmates' victims

    O'Malley asks to meet with families of death row inmates' victims
    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 might signal the governor is poised to take action on death penalty cases....
  • Gansler to join Washington law firm in January

    Gansler to join Washington law firm in January
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that he will join a Washington law firm when he leaves office next month after eight years as Maryland's top lawyer. Gansler, whose term ends Jan. 12, will become a partner in BuckleySandler LLP, where...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    Here's what you need to know to start your Friday and weekend.    WEATHER We had a dress rehearsal for winter last evening, with a little wet snow. No reason to panic because it was gone for most of us by morning. Today will be partly sunny with...
  • State colleges revising sexual assault policies

     State colleges revising sexual assault policies
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
  • Verizon to pay $1.375 million to settle FiOS investigation

    Verizon to pay $1.375 million to settle FiOS investigation
    Thousands of current and former Verizon FiOS customers who believe the company misrepresented the service's costs when they signed up may be eligible for money from a state settlement announced Wednesday. The telecommunications company agreed to pay...