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Fifth Judge May Reject Clinton Case

After four colleagues excused themselves from the case, a recently appointed Arkansas judge says he has not decided whether to preside over President Clinton

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Perdue Chicken Catchers Vote on Unionization

Chicken catchers working for Perdue Farms Inc. were to decide in federally The labor election marks the first campaign to organize catchers working for Perdue, the third-largest poultry producer in the nation.<@SM><@SM>

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Kelberman Puts Evans on Defensive

Assistant U.S. Attorney Dale P. Kelberman began cross-examining Annapolis lobbyist Gerard E. Evans late yesterday and wasted no time in attacking the picture that Evans painted of himself as an honest, hard-working lobbyist who did not defraud his clients.Evans spent ...

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Should Insurers Get Preferred Pricing On the Cost of Deposition Reporting?

Discounts for customer loyalty or high-volume purchasers are common in industries from the corner sub shop to international airlines. But deposition reporting?A nationwide movement to stop court reporters from giving “any party” (read: insurance companies) a break on deposition work ...

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Two Rape Claims Required Two Trials

Attempting to reinforce the testimony of two prostitutes who said they were raped by the same man on two separate occasions, a Baltimore County prosecutor — who noted that the quality of the complaining witnesses “is not that of a ...

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Circumstantial Evidence Enough to Sustain Second Murder Conviction

A man whose 1997 murder conviction was reversed and remanded for a new trial was not as fortunate the second time around.The Court of Special Appeals yesterday held that the “multiple strands” of circumstantial evidence that the second jury found ...

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LAW SUMMARY

Board Rejects Motion to Dismiss Fee FightThe tobacco fee dispute between Peter G. Angelos and the attorney general’s office will remain before the State Board of Contract Appeals a while longer. In a memorandum opinion dated July 5 and released ...

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Botched Up Coupon Deals Let ‘Net Shoppers Grab Free Goods

The Fourth of July meant freedom from paying for goods at some online sites, where botched coupon deals let shoppers waltz out with free or nearly free deals.<@SM><@SM><TAB>During the last several weeks, computer glitches and pricing errors hit Buy.com Inc., Staples.com Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.-backed crafts retailer eZiba.com Inc. Watchful Net bargain hunters who trade tips on special message boards soon swooped in to load up on the steeply discounted or free goods. A malfunction at CMGI Inc.’s Web portal AltaVista Co. also falsely gave customers the right to claim freebies.

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