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Steve Lash covers appellate courts and general legal affairs for The Daily Record.

Hearing shows rift on custody decision-making

Two contrasting views of Maryland child custody law came to the fore at a Senate committee meeting Thursday, with a state commission saying the focus of judicial decisions must remain solely on the best interests of the child and several lawmakers responding that courts should begin with a presumption that the parents be given joint legal and shared physical custody of the child.

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Wage law provides out-of-state protection, court says

Wage law provides out-of-state protection, court says

A poorly drafted employment contract between a Maryland lawyer and a Virginia law firm gave Maryland’s top court the opportunity to say the state’s wage-protection law safeguards Marylanders working for out of state companies regardless of where their contract was signed.

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Kmart settles with EEOC for $102,000

Kmart Corp. will pay more than $102,000 to settle claims it denied employment to a Hyattsville job applicant who could not submit to a urine sample for the company’s pre-employment drug screening due to his diseased kidneys. The U.S. Equal ...

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Brazil claims right to Bahia Emerald in Los Angeles

Brazil claims right to Bahia Emerald in Los Angeles

Welcome to Monday, the 23rd anniversary of the last time Washington’s football team won a Super Bowl. Here are some news items to kick off your week. – Brazil presses legal claim for 180,000-carat emerald in California court. – Parks-preservation ...

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