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Eileen Ambrose | September 4, 2013
J. Wyndal Gordon, a criminal lawyer in Baltimore, says he will pay for gas - up to $15 per car - for the first 150 people as part of a community appreciation day. The gas-giveaway will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28th - or until the limit is reached - at the Liberty Mart Gas Station. It's located on Liberty Heights and Berwin, across from the Marion C. Bascom Sr. Fire Station on Liberty Heights Ave. and Garrison Blvd., according to the firm.      
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2013
The Cecil County man, convicted in a prescription pill case, was due to be sentenced in federal court last spring - until his attorney made an embarrassing admission to the judge: The federal defender's office could not afford to pay for documents the lawyer said he would need to represent his client. "The transcripts which I believe require my review would cost nearly $1,700," federal defender Gary W. Christopher wrote in his request for more time. "The present budget situation of our office requires us to scrutinize carefully every proposed expenditure.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2013
The Cecil County man, convicted in a prescription pill case, was due to be sentenced in federal court last spring - until his attorney made an embarrassing admission to the judge: The federal defender's office could not afford to pay for documents the lawyer said he would need to represent his client. "The transcripts which I believe require my review would cost nearly $1,700," federal defender Gary W. Christopher wrote in his request for more time. "The present budget situation of our office requires us to scrutinize carefully every proposed expenditure.
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Eileen Ambrose | September 4, 2013
J. Wyndal Gordon, a criminal lawyer in Baltimore, says he will pay for gas - up to $15 per car - for the first 150 people as part of a community appreciation day. The gas-giveaway will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28th - or until the limit is reached - at the Liberty Mart Gas Station. It's located on Liberty Heights and Berwin, across from the Marion C. Bascom Sr. Fire Station on Liberty Heights Ave. and Garrison Blvd., according to the firm.      
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | January 31, 2004
Maria Cristina Gutierrez, a criminal defense lawyer known in Maryland's legal community for her passionate and pugnacious style, died of a heart attack yesterday at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The 52-year-old woman's ailment was exacerbated by multiple sclerosis. Throughout the 1990s, Ms. Gutierrez argued cases with a tenacity that earned the respect of her peers. Upon graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1980, she began her career as an assistant public defender in Baltimore.
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By Scott Shane and Scott Shane,Staff Writer | May 26, 1992
At the end of a day spent bouncing like a pinball around Baltimore's criminal justice system, Jack Rubin, defense attorney, is consoling himself with past victories.There's the 18-year-old Delaware kid who blew his best friend's head off after looting his bank account, confessed to police and got life without parole. On appeal, Mr. Rubin got the confession and the conviction thrown out."This," he says, slapping a pile of briefs from the Delaware murder, "is a great case. This is a beautiful case."
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By Sarah Koenig and Sarah Koenig,SUN STAFF | June 2, 2001
M. Cristina Gutierrez, one of the Baltimore area's most ferocious criminal defense lawyers, has agreed to her own disbarment, marking the end of an accomplished law career. The state Court of Appeals ordered her "disbarred by consent" May 24, after Gutierrez agreed to resign rather than fight complaints filed against her with the state Attorney Grievance Commission, which investigates allegations of wrongdoing by lawyers. Reached by telephone yesterday at her home in Towson, Gutierrez, 50, said she suffers from multiple sclerosis.
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By Steve McKerrow | September 9, 1991
The daytime program lineup shifts again this week on some local stations. Among the changes:* At 4 p.m. today, WBAL-Channel 11 was launching the new "Maury Povich Show," a syndicated talk show featuring the former host of "A Current Affair," who may be best known in this area for his longtime work on Washington's WTTG-Channel 5.The show airs weekdays in that slot, pitting Povich in the ratings race against "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which airs on WMAR-Channel 2....
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By Laura Lippman and Laura Lippman,Staff Writer | November 4, 1993
It was high noon when Richard "Racehorse" Haynes started his closing argument -- the perfect time for a showdown.The famous Texas lawyer has been in Baltimore for almost two months, trying a drug trafficking case and, he acknowledged yesterday, probably trying the patience of those who have watched it unfold oh-so-slowly."
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By Laura Vozzella | May 26, 2011
Someone called to testify Wednesday before the grand jury looking into the Ehrlich campaign's deceptive Election Day robocalls tells me Towson attorney Robert B. Green was in the waiting room, offering to consult with any witnesses connected to the campaign. I phoned Green, and his partner, David B. Irwin , took the call. “My firm represents the Bob Ehrlich for Maryland Committee, that's what I can tell you,” said Irwin, a former federal prosecutor and white-collar criminal defense lawyer.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | January 31, 2004
Maria Cristina Gutierrez, a criminal defense lawyer known in Maryland's legal community for her passionate and pugnacious style, died of a heart attack yesterday at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The 52-year-old woman's ailment was exacerbated by multiple sclerosis. Throughout the 1990s, Ms. Gutierrez argued cases with a tenacity that earned the respect of her peers. Upon graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1980, she began her career as an assistant public defender in Baltimore.
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By Scott Shane and Scott Shane,Staff Writer | May 26, 1992
At the end of a day spent bouncing like a pinball around Baltimore's criminal justice system, Jack Rubin, defense attorney, is consoling himself with past victories.There's the 18-year-old Delaware kid who blew his best friend's head off after looting his bank account, confessed to police and got life without parole. On appeal, Mr. Rubin got the confession and the conviction thrown out."This," he says, slapping a pile of briefs from the Delaware murder, "is a great case. This is a beautiful case."
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By Sheryl WuDunn and Sheryl WuDunn,New York Times News Service | January 20, 1991
BEIJING -- They are only tiny trial notices, scribbled on pieces of paper that crackle in the wind on a board outside the Intermediate People's Court, but they suggest that China now hopes to write the last chapter in the chronicles of the 1989 Tiananmen democracy movement.While the world is absorbed by the crisis in the Persian Gulf, China is putting on trial the boldest and most prominent students and intellectuals who were the backbone of the democracy movement.Nine people have been sentenced so far, drawing punishment ranging from suspended sentences to up to four years in prison, and 14 more are now on trial or awaiting sentences.
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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | November 27, 2000
Not long into his tenure as a Howard County public defender, Richard S. Bernhardt found himself face-to-face with a client whose understanding of his rights under the law was limited. So Bernhardt drew the man a flow chart. And when he thought prosecutors needed a constitutional reminder - in an "intemperate moment" - he'd invite them to review the copy of the Bill of Rights he had hanging on the office wall directly across from his desk. "I liked to joke it was the only copy in Howard County," he said.
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