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Appeals court gives ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed a new murder trial

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Adnan Syed, currently serving a life sentence for the 1999 death of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, is set to receive a new trial after the Maryland Court of Special Appeals today upheld a Baltimore judge’s ruling that the “Serial” podcast subject should be re-tried with new evidence taken into account.

Brian Frosh Endorses PG County’s Rushern Baker for Governor

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Maryland’s attorney general is stumping for outgoing Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker in next year’s gubernatorial election.

Frosh Opts Not to Weigh in on Hogan’s Peace Cross Fight (for Now), Irking Governor

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The “Peace Cross.” Photo by Ben Jacobson, via Wikimedia Commons.

Attorney General Brian Frosh isn’t quite ready to help fight for the state’s right to spend taxpayer money maintaining a 40-foot-tall cross in Prince George’s County.

Frosh Opposes Planned Sinclair-Tribune Merger, Calling it a ‘Bad Deal for Marylanders’

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Fox45, the local Sinclair Broadcast Group affiliate. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Maryland’s attorney general sees the public bad that comes with a merger between Hunt Valley-based TV news giant Sinclair Broadcast Group and its smaller counterpart, Tribune Broadcasting.

Frosh Probing Kushner Companies’ Management, Debt Collection Tactics for Baltimore-Area Apartments

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Jared Kushner in April. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office is digging into allegations that an affiliate of the Kushner Companies, owned by the family of Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been neglecting some of its Baltimore-area apartments and using unscrupulous and aggressive legal tactics to collect debts from poor tenants.

Hogan Asks Frosh to Help Him Save Giant ‘Peace Cross’

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The “Peace Cross.” Photo by Ben Jacobson, via Wikimedia Commons.

Maryland’s Republican governor has asked an unlikely source for help protecting a hulking, 40-foot concrete cross in Prince George’s County.

GOP Md. Lawmakers Ask Frosh to Reveal Costs of Lawsuits Against Trump Administration

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While Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has been happily exercising his newfound power to sue the federal government unchecked, Republican state lawmakers have had enough.

Maryland Joins 18-State Lawsuit Against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

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Brian Frosh is freely using his newfound power to sue the federal government. This time, he’s made the state a plaintiff in a federal case against Trump administration Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who recently rescinded a new federal rule that sought to make for-profit colleges more accountable for failing their students.

Attorney General: Banning Women from Showing Their Breasts in Ocean City is Constitutional

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The beach and pier in Ocean City. Photo by Dough4872, via Wikimedia Commons.

Male and female breasts are not created equal when it comes to public bodily exposure, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.

Maryland Joins Other States in Probing Big Pharma’s Marketing and Sales of Deadly Opioids

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Attorneys general around the country are now exploring whether the pharmaceutical industry is at fault for marketing and selling opioids that have spawned a deadly epidemic. Today, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said Maryland is in on the fight, too.

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