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Author Archives: Andy Marso

Lawyers pitching in to help Baltimore youth lacrosse league

The next season for the Charm City Youth Lacrosse League is still six months away, but already Peter Killough and other volunteers are busy raising money, rounding up equipment, reserving fields, promoting the sport at local recreation centers and searching ...

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Court of Appeals decision makes it harder to use DNA evidence

Maryland’s highest court last week created an evidentiary obstacle to the use of DNA evidence, according to Brian S. Kleinbord of the state attorney general’s office, but the U.S. Supreme Court could soon knock it down, The Court of Appeals ...

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With post-trial win, Jolivet II could sue for wrongful termination

Minority contracting advocate Arnold M. Jolivet’s son will consider a wrongful termination suit against the state now that an Anne Arundel County judge has reversed his conviction for theft of state funds. Arnold M. Jolivet II was convicted in April ...

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Outreach program equips Baltimore City schools to help dyslexic students

Barry L. Gogel clearly remembers the moment in October 2007 when he decided to do what he could to help dyslexic children in Baltimore City’s public schools. Gogel was at a parental leadership meeting at the Jemicy School, in Owings ...

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Housing voucher holder gets top-court win

The state’s highest court held Friday that the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development must give state residents a full contested case hearing before revoking their federal low-income housing vouchers. The Court of Appeals said the termination of Section ...

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Judge in Jewish Times case calls out lawyers

Some next-day thoughts on the unexpected outcome of the two-and-a-half-day bankruptcy hearing of Alter Communications, publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times (in which the judge rejected the restructuring plans of both Alter and its printer-turned-creditor, H.G. Roebuck & Son Inc.): The federal judge ...

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