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Author Archives: Danielle Ulman

Sohn, Torre, others tell of their struggle to overcome trauma

“The Wire” actress Sonja Sohn and Major League Baseball’s Joe Torre both watched helplessly as children while their fathers abused their mothers. Both managed to find ways to overcome the violence they witnessed as children, but it wasn’t easy. Now, ...

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Law blog roundup

Happy Thanksgiving week. Here’s a little taste of what’s going on in the legal world in this shortened work week. This one’s a doozy: A Georgia woman has been arrested for administering illegal silicone injections into the hips and rear ...

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USAO’s recoveries hit all-time high here

Maryland’s U.S. Attorney’s Office recovered more than $126.7 million in civil and criminal cases in fiscal 2011, more than doubling the amount taken in the year before. The recovery marked an all-time high for the Maryland office, according to U.S. ...

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Court of Special Appeals overturns murder conviction

A man convicted of murder is entitled to a new trial because his first jury heard, three times, that he was on parole at the time of the killing, the Court of Special Appeals held Monday. The court said the ...

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Law blog roundup

Welcome back to work on this sunny Monday. Check out the links below to brighten your day. University of Maryland School of Law students are proposing stronger measures to protect children who are bullied in schools. For couples who can’t ...

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Secondhand-smoke suit catches lawmaker’s eye

In the past, the cooperative association at Greenbelt Homes has taken action against residents for noise complaints, barking dogs and hoarding. The association drew the line, though, when David S. Schuman wanted to confine his next-door neighbor’s smoking to a ...

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Law blog roundup

It’s a sleepy Monday morning following the Ravens’ late-night win last night, but we’ve still managed to round up some interesting law tidbits for you below. Do nursing home lawsuits solve the problem of abuse and negligent care? A look ...

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Cutting, pasting signature draws reprimand for attorney

Maryland’s top court has reprimanded an attorney who copied opposing counsel’s signature from a document she had revised, then pasted it on his original version and filed it without her permission. Dana Andrew Paul had a poor working relationship with ...

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