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Judge finds gender bias at Enoch Pratt, orders nearly $200,000 in back pay

Investment losses also took their toll on the Enoch Pratt Free Library last fiscal year, according to the audit presented Wednesday to the Board of Estimates.

Baltimore and its Enoch Pratt Free Library system discriminated against female librarian supervisors by paying them less than a male colleague, a federal judge has ruled in ordering the city to pay the five women a total of nearly $200,000 ...

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NIH’s security firm settles job bias claim for $1.6M

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0 / cropped and resized)

The National Institutes of Health’s security firm has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a federal agency’s claim that it systematically harassed, discriminated and retaliated against employees born in Africa. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged MVM Inc. ...

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Baltimore attorney faces federal falsification, obstruction, conspiracy charges

Joshua R. Treem faces federal charges of falsifying records, obstructing an official proceeding and conspiracy to commit offenses against the United States related to his representation of fellow lawyer Kenneth W. Ravenell. (File photo)

Prominent Baltimore criminal defense attorney Joshua R. Treem faces charges of falsifying records in a federal investigation, obstructing an official proceeding and conspiracy to commit offenses against the United States related to his representation of fellow lawyer Kenneth W. Ravenell, ...

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Hogan names judges for Baltimore, Wicomico circuit courts

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Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday named two prosecutors and a criminal defense attorney to circuit court judgeships. Myshala E. Middleton, with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Assistant Worcester County State’s Attorney Karen M. Dean will join the Baltimore City ...

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States making bold new legal claims in 2 Google lawsuits

This combination of file photos shows a Google sign and the Facebook app. As a wave of antitrust actions surges against Google and Facebook, states in two lawsuits are stretching beyond the cases made by federal competition enforcers to level bold new claims.

WASHINGTON — As a wave of antitrust actions surges against Google and Facebook, states in two lawsuits are stretching beyond the cases made by federal competition enforcers to level bold new claims. The states are taking new legal approaches as ...

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Anton Black’s family sues police, medical examiner in 2018 death

Ken Ravenell, Baltimore Attorney wtih the city skyline in the background. MF-D 3/22/06.

Anton Black’s family filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against three Eastern Shore towns and the Maryland medical examiner’s office, alleging the unarmed 19-year-old Black man was killed by police and that the slaying was covered up by a forensic pathology ...

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Maryland joins dozens of states in anti-trust lawsuit against Google

The Google logo is seen on a podium and projected on a screen at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Monday, Dec. 10, 2007.  U.S. antitrust regulators approved Google Inc.'s $3.1 billion purchase of DoubleClick Inc. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, removing a key obstacle to a formidable combination in the burgeoning online advertising sector. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

DENVER — Maryland joined dozens of states that filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging that the search giant has an illegal monopoly over the online search market that hurts consumers and advertisers. The lawsuit, announced by Colorado ...

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Student school board member faces Md. constitutional challenge

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Having a high school student serve as a voting member on the county school board upon election by fellow pupils violates the Maryland Constitution, Howard County public school parents seeking a safe resumption of in-class learning amid the pandemic stated ...

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