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Construction to start on new district court edificeConstruction of a new, $6.9 million district court building in downtown Westminster will get underway following today’s groundbreaking ceremony, which Gov. Parris N. Glendening and other state and local officials are expected to ...

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Mothers Work discrimination charge dismissedA federal judge in Baltimore has dismissed a Baltimore woman’s claim that her former employer, the Philadelphia-based nationwide maternity-wear retailer Mothers Work Inc. discriminated against her because of her pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg ...

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High court hears intake fight today

A U.S. Supreme Court special master is scheduled to hear oral arguments this morning on Virginia’s motion for partial summary judgment in a dispute over Maryland’s right to regulate the commonwealth’s use and access to the Potomac River.Virginia is seeking ...

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Youth violence subject of forum at UM LawA faith-based tracking program initiated by Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley and youth violence in general are the topics of a panel discussion, Baltimore Rising: a Town Meeting on Youth Violence, tomorrow afternoon at ...

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Top court disbars unadmitted attorney

An unadmitted attorney who engaged in the unauthorized practice of law in Maryland will never practice in the state again, the Court of Appeals held yesterday.The state’s top court ordered the disbarment of Dana W. Johnson, who, admitted to practice ...

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‘Purely’ at root of decision

The state’s top court struck down part of a Montgomery County anti-discrimination ordinance yesterday, holding that it violated freedom of religion guarantees in the First Amendment and the Maryland Declaration of Rights. Judson P. Garrett Jr., a lawyer with the ...

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