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I’ve got a case of workplace envy

I don’t know if it’s possible, but I’ve got a slight case of workplace envy. I looked up the term in Webster’s (and even that Wikipedia Web site) and it doesn’t seem to exist, but still, I’ve got a case ...

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Moco monkey to return home for the holidays

A Rockville woman who lost her exotic pet monkey and fought for almost eight months to get him back won in court today. Armani, who has been living (at his “mother’s” expense) at a zoo in Thurmont will return home ...

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Billy goes Baltiwood

Baltimore lawyer William H. “Billy” Murphy Jr. is no stranger to cameras: he has stood in front of them after defending boxing promoter Don King in federal court in Manhattan in 1998 and after winning a $276 million verdict against ...

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More on the SCOTUS sentencing cases

Our sister blog, DC Dicta, has this post on what it’s calling the Supreme Court’s “busiest (and newsiest) decision day yet” – the three decisions extending sentencing judges’ discretion to deviate from the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines under Booker. Elsewhere, DC ...

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Law blog round-up

Here’s an instructive anecdote about two lawyers talking capital gains and child support over coffee. The upshot: judges must consider recent capital gains in any requested recalculation of child support but are not required to then factor them into a ...

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Pearl Harbor attack remembered at Port of Baltimore

This morning, the Baltimore Maritime Museum and Port of Baltimore commemorated the 66th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor aboard the United States Coast Guard Cutter Taney. The USCGC Taney, the last surviving warship still afloat from the attack ...

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Baltimore: Middle of the drunken pack

Well, it could have been better, but it could have been worse. Baltimore is the 46th safest drunken city in a recent survey by Men’s Health magazine. Not bad out of 100. The survey, which is being reported by KNBC ...

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Comcast rolls out yule log in HD

Comcast wants you to know that the “cultural viewing phenomenon” of the yule log will be available this holiday season, in HD. That’s right – through January 4, Greater Baltimore area customers can watch the yule log on their televisions ...

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