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Employment law

YVETTE PHILLIPS v. STATE OF MARYLAND, et al.

Appellate procedure — Final-judgment rule — Dismissal Yvette Phillips brought an employment action against the State of Maryland, the Department of Social Services, and seven of her co-workers or supervisors. Collectively, the defendants filed a motion to dismiss. After a ...

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BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND v. DORA WADDY

Civil litigation — Causal-connection opinion — Frye-Reed hearing In this consolidated appeal, appellant, Baltimore County (“County”), appeals the the Circuit Court for Baltimore County’s denial of its request for a Frye-Reed hearing on the methodologies and theories supporting the causal ...

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DERRICK HOMESLEY v. MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Administrative law — Termination of employment — Substantial evidence  Derrick Homesley, appellant, was terminated from his employment with the Prince George’s County Public School system (“PGCPS”) for sending sexually suggestive and explicit email messages to female PGCPS employees from his ...

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UWANA COLLINS v. CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Employment law — Disparate treatment, retaliation and hostile work environment — Genuine dispute of material fact Uwana Collins, appellant, filed a three-count complaint in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against Catholic Charities, appellee, alleging violations of the Maryland Fair ...

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