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Author Archives: Danielle Ulman

Merging with the best of them

We’re in the thick of wedding season, and while some of us may be watching friends walk down the aisle, law firms are also getting hitched – to one another. According to Altman Weil MergerLine, there were 12 law firm ...

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Murder conviction overturned due to ‘Miranda’ violations

A murder suspect’s request that he not talk to police anymore until he spoke with a lawyer was an unambiguous invocation of his right to counsel, the state’s top court ruled Tuesday. The Court of Appeals granted Warren Lee Ballard ...

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Law blog roundup

Welcome to the start of what looks to be a very sticky week. We’ll be hit with Maryland’s three summer “h’s” – hot, humid and hazy. Here are this week’s hot legal news links. The legal profession keeps getting more ...

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Severstal liabilities narrowed

Severstal Sparrows Point LLC is not liable for pollution that occurred before the 2003 approval of Bethlehem Steel Corp.’s bankruptcy sale, but may be required to undertake a study of offshore pollution in the area, a federal judge has ruled. ...

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Law blog roundup

Welcome to this post-July 4th special Tuesday law blog roundup. Hopefully you got your fill of barbeque and mosquito bites this weekend and you’re ready to settle in for some law links. New York papers reporting that the DA is ...

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Black employee awarded $1.65M for wrongful termination

A former high-ranking employee of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has won a $1.65 million verdict for his wrongful termination in 2005. A Prince George’s County Circuit Court jury found on Tuesday that Allen W. Cartwright Jr., a black man, had ...

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