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Author Archives: Andy Marso

Lawyer sanctioned for unauthorized practice of law while suspended

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Wednesday disciplined an already-suspended Baltimore lawyer for providing legal services to an immigrant during his application and interviewing process for permanent residency in the United States. The sanction came two days after Maryland Attorney ...

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Young: Former police helicopter pilot was “whistleblower”

Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young has made a habit recently of voting against settlements for police misconduct lawsuits, saying that better training would prevent many of the costly suits. But Young voted for the $245,000 settlement for ...

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City opts to settle lawsuit with police helicopter pilot

Baltimore’s spending panel is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a $245,000 settlement for a decorated helicopter pilot who says he was ostracized and tricked into resigning from the city police department after he wrote a letter about deficiencies and waste ...

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Buerger’s struggle to keep Jewish Times has gone into overtime

Alter Communications Inc. CEO Andrew Alter Buerger’s head whipped around to face William L. Hallam as Hallam accused Buerger of playing the “Jewish persecution” card in federal court. Hallam, the attorney for Alter’s former printing company, H.G. Roebuck & Son ...

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Jewish Times bankruptcy case extended

The parties involved in the Alter Communications bankruptcy case have been granted a 30-day extension to come together on a plan for post-Chapter 11 restructuring. Judge James F. Schneider had given Alter — publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times — ...

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