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Broadcast Equities: Back to the County

Constitutional exceptions to the rule that administrative review remedies must be exhausted before going to the courts were narrowed last week, after the Court of Appeals dismissed a case questioning the authority of Montgomery County to prohibit employment discrimination action. ...

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Fourth Asbestos Trial Cluster Settles OutThe fourth asbestos trial group, which was scheduled for today in Baltimore City Circuit Court, settled its remaining cases last week, reducing the asbestos docket by another 150 cases. The action echoed the outcomes of ...

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THE PROFESSION & LEGAL EDUCATION

THE PROFESSIONWomen Lawyers, Especially Moms, No Longer Think They Can Have It AllAlmost Half Polled in ABA Survey Say Taking Leave for Kids Hinders AdvancementWomen attorneys are significantly less optimistic about their career opportunities than they were in 1983, a ...

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Plaintiffs Seek to Combine 10 Big Tobacco SuitsLawyers for plaintiffs in 10 lawsuits against Big Tobacco have asked a federal judge in New York to consolidate all punitive damage cases into a nationwide class-action suit. Judge Jack B. Weinstein ordered ...

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Churches in High-Stakes Holy War

A tense crowd filled the Annapolis courtroom yesterday, an hour before the state’s highest court was to hear a case that will determine ownership of an estimated $40 million worth of church property and, some say, will affect the future ...

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