Crosse v. Board of Supervision of Elections of Baltimore City, 221 A.2d 431 (Md. 1966)
The Maryland constitutional provision that the attorney general be a qualified voter necessarily implies that the attorney general be a U.S. citizen.
Montgomery v. State of Maryland, 266 F.3d 344 (4th Cir. 2001)
Plaintiff employee filed suit against defendants state, employer, and two supervisors alleging violations of the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA“). The state initially argued, inter alia, that sovereign immunity barred the employee’s suit and then withdrew the Eleventh Amendment defense on behalf of all defendants. The District Court dismissed the complaint on sovereign immunity grounds…
Abrams v. Lamone, 905 A. 2d 841 (Md. 2006).
A voter brought an action for declaratory and injunctive relief on the grounds that a candidate for Attorney General failed to meet the applicable constitutional qualifications for Attorney General. Article V of the Maryland Constitution provides, “No person shall be eligible to the office of Attorney-General, who is not a citizen of this State, and…
Maryland Legislative Counsel
A delegate in the Maryland legislature sought an opinion from the Office of Counsel to the General Assembly (an office within the Attorney General’s office) as to the mechanism for impeachment of the Attorney General.