Attorneys for indigent defendants are opposing Attorney General Douglas Gansler’s call for Maryland’s top court to overturn a landmark decision that says arrestees have a constitutional right to counsel at initial bail hearings.
Injury lawyers in Maryland now have what may be the legal profession’s equivalent of a rap sheet.
Two U.S. attorneys are taking over separate FBI investigations into leaks of national security information that critics have accused the White House of orchestrating to improve President Barack Obama’s re-election chances, a claim Obama calls “offensive” and “wrong.”
As a three-judge panel heard arguments about whether Maryland’s redistricting map dilutes the African-American vote, one of those judges said Tuesday he doesn’t believe a case has been made to require a third black-majority congressional district.
Attorneys for indicted state Sen. Ulysses Currie are trying to get his passport back temporarily so he can attend a conference in Canada.