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Jan 31, 2018

Baltimore police monitoring team announces meeting schedule, draft budget

The meetings will begin Friday and a 12-month schedule has been set.

Jan 29, 2018

Jury summonses go unsent in Washington

A gymnast a tow-truck driver and a college freshman round out roundup

Jan 26, 2018

There’s still time to nominate for Leadership in Law

The Leadership in Law awards are just around the corner, and we need your help!

Jeffrey B. Cohen
Jan 25, 2018

4th Circuit to hear Jeffrey Cohen’s appeal

The former insurance executive claims he should have been permitted to withdraw from his guilty plea and a federal magistrate judge should have appointed counsel during sentencing.

Jan 24, 2018

Supreme Court sets date to hear Md. gerrymandering case

The justices are expected to rule on the fate of the 6th Congressional District by the summer.

Jan 22, 2018

District attorney says no contributions from defense counsel

Welcome to Monday, the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. Here are some news items to get your week started. — New York district attorney forgoes campaign contributions from lawyers with business before his office. — When lethal injection fails, why not call for a firing squad? — A sheriff’s Facebook […]

Jan 19, 2018

Lawyer, judge… and food critic?

More on the passing of Judge Dana M. Levitz, including solving a mystery that has bedeviled the Baltimore County legal community for years.

Jan 15, 2018

Attorney suing for defamation claims bar counsel was malicious

A Virginia attorney suing the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission for defamation says her lawsuit should not be dismissed under sovereign immunity because the commission acted with “malice.” “With the facts before us, the Defendants continually exhibited malice and ill will toward plaintiff as shown in their false filings and refilings,” Melinda Maldonado argued in paper[...]

Jan 15, 2018

Congress’ harassment-reporting process angers accusers, accused

Congress' harassment-reporting process leads news summary including a Philippine news shutdown, a judge's resignation and a father's plea for his son's life.

Jan 12, 2018

Why lawyers should mind their p’s and q’s (and punctuation, too)

We've probably all seen a court filing that we thought needed an editor. But an English teacher?

Jan 9, 2018

Parties debate federal jurisdiction in ‘Jack Ryan’ rights case

Tom Clancy's widow says the dispute with her stepchildren should remain in state court.

Jan 8, 2018

Pat Sajak forms basis for man’s insanity defense

Cellphone searches, juvenile justice and race bias round out roundup.

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