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Md. Corruption Under Scrutiny — From Academics This Time, Not the Feds

Maryland is one of the more corrupt states in the nation, according to a survey of journalists who cover statehouses across the country.  The General...

Oaks to Appeal One of Two Felony Charges But Sentence Will Remain the Same

Defense lawyers for Nathaniel T. Oaks, the disgraced former state senator from West Baltimore, notified the judge who sentenced him to 42 months in...

Former Senator Oaks’ Bribery, Corruption Case Ends in 3 1/2-Year Prison Term

Nathaniel Thomas Oaks, the disgraced former Democratic state senator from West Baltimore’s 41st District, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison Tuesday for...

Oaks Faces Judge on Tuesday

Nathaniel T. Oaks, the former Maryland state senator from West Baltimore’s 41st District, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court after pleading...

Appeals Court: Kamenetz's Death Doesn't Mean Oaks Should be Removed From Ballot

The Maryland Court of Appeals denied a motion Friday to reconsider its refusal to order the name of disgraced ex-lawmaker Nathaniel T. Oaks off...

Ex-Lawmaker Gets 4 1/2-Year Prison Term for Role in Prince George’s Liquor Case

A federal judge has sentenced former state Del. William A. Campos (D-Prince George’s) to 54 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release,...

Sentencing Delayed for Former County Official Who Was FBI Informant in Oaks Case

The sentencing of Baltimore County political operative Robert J. Barrett, an FBI undercover source who agreed to wear a wire in the corruption probe...

Oaks’ Status Continues to Flummox Democratic Leaders

The Maryland Democratic Party has succeeded in doing what many wish they could have done in the last few months -- let disgraced former...

State’s Top Court Green-Lights Primary Ballot For Now — With Oaks on It

Rejecting a lower court order, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the state elections board for now can continue its process for...

Judge Reverses Course, Orders Oaks Off the Primary Ballot

Reconsidering his earlier decision, an Anne Arundel County Circuit judge Thursday ordered the Maryland State Board of Elections to remove the name of former...