| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:00 PM
In his first moments in office, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh warned that budget cuts would impair the ability of state lawyers to do their jobs and reduce their ranks.
Frosh was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Maryland's 44th attorney general,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:00 AM
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh will be sworn in today as Maryland's 44th attorney general.
During a ceremony in Annapolis, Frosh will take over from out-going Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler who held the post for eight years.
The attorney general is...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:56 PM
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 one of his last...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Today, Gov. Martin O'Malley formally issued notice of his intent to commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death row inmates to life without the possibility of parole. While Mr. O'Malley's critics may be quick to sniff out Democratic...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:06 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior.
At the professors' urging,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Custom sports uniform provider Sports55 Inc. has reached a settlement with the state over allegations that it failed to fulfill youth team uniform orders or delivered them late, the Maryland Attorney General's office said.
The state Consumer Protection...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Republican Larry Hogan urged state and federal investigators Thursday to probe the possible connection between large political donations to the Democratic Governors Association and the award of Maryland state contracts to donors.
Hogan, the GOP...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:06 PM
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....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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.-...