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Author Archives: Louis Krauss

Louis Krauss covers the business of law at The Daily Record. Anyone with news tips or stories can email him at lkrauss@thedailyrecord.com or call (443) 524-8165. You can follow on Twitter: @louiskraussnews

Social media-savvy lawyers connect via Md. Facebook group

Today, lawyers who are increasingly social media-savvy are turning to Facebook to refer prospective clients, ask questions and discuss legal matters. Towson family law attorney Stuart Axilbund has helped to cultivate the “Maryland Lawyers” Facebook group, which now has just ...

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U.S. Justice Department alleges bias at Glen Burnie used car dealership

The U.S. Department of Justice alleges a used car dealership in Glen Burnie has a history of discriminatory practices against African Americans looking to purchase a car, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Maryland.

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Nonprofit group works to stop wrongful student suspensions

Facing a 10-day suspension for bringing a bottle of pepper spray to school that accidentally went off in a locker room last year, ninth-grade student Jewel Agu and her mom Terryce Elliott were worried Agu might have to miss more class than the week she was already suspended, or be forced to leave Dundalk High School altogether, which they felt was an unfair punishment.

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Lawyers Confidence Survey shows declining faith in the economy

Maryland attorneys feel less confident about the overall economy than they did in early 2019, according to the results of the latest Daily Record-MSBA Maryland Lawyers Confidence Survey. The third-quarter survey had 290 respondents, up from 258 in the second quarter but down from 354 in the first quarter of the year.

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Howard Co. lawyer indicted on charges of having illegal weapons

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

A Maryland federal grand jury this summer indicted a Howard County attorney on charges of possessing multiple illegal weapons, including machine guns, unregistered firearms and guns without serial numbers. Investigators said Carl Somerlock ordered parts for the weapons from Amazon ...

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