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Lawmakers grant new powers to Maryland Attorney General’s Office

April 12, 2023

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office is set to receive broad new powers, including the authority to prosecute police-involved deaths, under a set of bills that passed out of the General Assembly this session. The office will also be able to investigate and sue over civil rights violations in housing, employment, public accommodations and leasing of commercial property, which was another legislative priority for Attorney General Anthony Brown when he took over the office this year.

 

Article Source: The Daily Record

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