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Have You Stalled a Ford Lately≠

For the first time, a state judge yesterday ordered the recall of up to 1.7 million Ford cars and trucks in California, accusing the automaker of “concealment of a dangerous situation.” “It’s unprecedented,” said Steven M. Pavsner, a Maryland lawyer ...

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New Use for a Rarely Used Writ

A defendant who faces deportation can use the writ of error coram nobis to reopen two 1994 misdemeanor drug cases in which he did not contest his guilt because the trial judges didn’t follow the controlling rules in accepting his ...

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LAW SUMMARY

Judge Stays Proceedings in Nursing Home CaseTrial was to have started yesterday in the case of a woman who allegedly died following a 1998 rape in Catonsville Commons Nursing Home, but a federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware ordered a stay ...

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Can Nomination Survive Election?

Since the nomination of U.S. District Court Judge Andre M. Davis to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a key question remains unanswered: Why was the nomination of the black judge to the historically all-white court made only days ...

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