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Judge Rejects Defense Claim That Oaks Was Wrongly Charged on Six Counts

A federal judge in the political corruption case against state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks rejected defense motions Tuesday to dismiss six charges stemming from...

Oaks' Lawyers Say Alleged Misdeeds Were Not Part of an 'Official Act'

A defense lawyer for Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks argued in federal court Friday that six corruption charges against the lawmaker should be...

Judge in Oaks Case OKs Defense Motion Withdrawing Request on Entrapment

A federal judge has approved a defense motion in the public corruption case of Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks to withdraw an earlier...

Oaks’ Lawyers Say Alleged Misdeeds Were Not Part of an ‘Official Act’

By William F. ZorziA defense lawyer for Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks argued in federal court Friday that six corruption charges against the...

Oaks Lawyers Abruptly Drop Entrapment Contention

Without explanation, defense lawyers for Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks late Wednesday formally – and abruptly – dropped their earlier strong suggestion that...

Judge in Oaks Case OK’s Defense Motion Withdrawing Request on Entrapment

By William F. ZorziA federal judge has approved a defense motion in the public corruption case of Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks to...

Oaks Lawyers Abruptly Drop Entrapment Contention

By William F. ZorziWithout explanation, defense lawyers for Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks late Wednesday formally – and abruptly – dropped their earlier...

Poll Shows 62% Support for Expansion of State Fetal Homicide Law

By Josh KurtzAs lawmakers in Annapolis ponder legislation that would expand the state’s fetal homicide law, a poll conducted for the Maryland Catholic Conference...

Judge in Oaks Case Nixes Defense Request to Subpoena 4 Witnesses for Hearing

A federal judge rejected a motion by defense lawyers for Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks to subpoena four witnesses – including two FBI...

Oaks' Lawyers Object to Government's Bid to Limit Witness Testimony

Defense lawyers for Maryland state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks wasted no time registering opposition Wednesday to a prosecution request of the judge to disallow...