This morning the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission and the Office of Bar Counsel were served with copies of a lawsuit that could compel them to investigate three attorneys who represented Hillary Clinton during the investigation of her private email system.
In September, I filed grievances against attorneys David Kendall, Cheryl Mills, and Heather Samuelson (as well as Mrs. Clinton herself) based on public reports suggesting that they had destroyed evidence related to the email investigation. Within six weeks (and as I predicted), the complaints were either being stonewalled or had already been dismissed.
In my October 19, 2016 post, I explained why Maryland law obligated the grievance commission and the bar counsel to investigate my complaints, but my arguments to bar prosecutors were ignored. This was not particularly surprising, because nowadays it usually requires a lawsuit to get bar prosecutors and attorney grievance commissions to follow the law.
The lawsuit served today asks the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to order the commission and bar prosecutors to investigate Mr. Kendall, Ms. Mills, and Ms. Samuelson, and lawyers for the commission and prosecutors have 30 days to respond in writing. I’m anxious to see how they will try to defend the indefensible. … Read more