This afternoon I asked a Maryland judge to order the state’s bar counsel to treat me like any other person who files a grievance against a crooked lawyer, namely by sharing the letters that it receives from Hillary Clinton’s lawyers in response to my grievances. In the process, I discovered that Maryland officials recently changed the rules to squelch people like me and protect powerful attorneys like Mrs. Clinton’s lawyers.
As was widely reported last month, Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris ordered the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland and its Office of Bar Counsel to investigate David Kendall, Cheryl Mills, and Heather Samuelson for their roles in destroying emails from Hillary Clinton’s secret server. Bar prosecutors had thumbed their noses at the law that required them to investigate.
Now it appears that the bar prosecutors are thumbing their noses at Judge Harris’s order. The motion that I filed today notes that a Maryland attorney normally must share his / her written responses with the person who filed a grievance against that attorney, but this time it appears that bar prosecutors want to keep everything under wraps. In fact, for all we know the bar prosecutors may not be investigating at all. And given their efforts to protect Mrs. Clinton’s lawyers thus far, I have long suspected that they might just do nothing for a few months, claim they found no evidence, and then close the case. … Read more