Press Release

January 12, 2022
Cardin Statement on the Passing of Former Maryland Attorney General Stephen Sachs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), former Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, released the following statement on news of the death of Stephen Sachs, who served as the 40th Attorney General of Maryland during the same years. Sachs also served as U.S. Attorney for Maryland.

“Steve Sachs did all he could to make the world a better place. It wasn’t always easy or comfortable, but he understood the importance of justice under the law. I respected his legal passion that I know he shared with a generation of Maryland attorneys as a mentor and friend.  

“Myrna and I send our love and prayers to his children, grandchildren and all those who had the privilege of knowing him.”