Jun 6, 2023

2 finalists for Maryland bar counsel named by Attorney Grievance Commission

Two finalists have been named for Maryland's next bar counsel, a powerful job that involves prosecuting attorneys accused of ethical breaches.

The mobile phone icon for the Coinbase app is shown in New York on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Jun 6, 2023

Coinbase targeted by SEC in latest shot at crypto firms for allegedly skirting securities laws

The SEC is charging Coinbase with operating its crypto asset trading platform as an unregistered national securities exchange, broker, and clearing agency.

A Merck scientist conducts research on Feb. 28, 2013, in West Point, Pennsylvania. Merck is suing the federal government June 6, 2023, over a plan to negotiate Medicare drug prices, calling the program a sham equivalent to extortion. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Jun 6, 2023

Merck sues feds, calling plan to negotiate Medicare drug prices ‘extortion’

Merck is suing the federal government over a plan to negotiate Medicare drug prices, calling the program a sham equivalent to extortion.

Jun 6, 2023

Supreme Court tossed out key part of Voting Rights Act a decade ago. Next ruling could go further.

A U.S. Supreme Court decision a decade ago that tossed out the heart of the Voting Rights Act still reverberates across the country.

Former advice columnist E. Jean Carroll arrives to Manhattan federal court, Monday, May 1, 2023, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Jun 6, 2023

Trump lawyers say defamation claim must fail because jury agreed he never raped NY writer

A New York writer who won a $5 million jury verdict against Donald Trump can’t win a pending defamation lawsuit against him because the jury agreed that he never raped her, his lawyers argued.

Jun 5, 2023

Warrantless search didn’t violate 4th Amendment, Md. appeals court rules

A Maryland court upheld the warrantless search of a vehicle in a new decision that found the police officer held a reasonable belief there was evidence inside.

Jun 5, 2023

A man wants to trademark ‘Trump too small’ for T-shirts. Now the Supreme Court will hear the case.

The Supreme Court will hear a case in which a man tried to trademark a phrase mocking former President Donald Trump as “too small.”

Drag artist Vidalia Anne Gentry speaks during a news conference held by the Human Rights Campaign to draw attention to anti-drag bills in the Tennessee legislature on Feb. 14, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (John Amis/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign via AP, File)
Jun 5, 2023

Trump-appointed judge rejects Tennessee’s anti-drag law as too broad, too vague

Tennessee’s first-in-the-nation law designed to place strict limits on drag shows is unconstitutional, a federal judge says.

Gervonta Davis poses for photographs after a WBA lightweight championship boxing bout against Rolando Romero on May 29, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Jun 5, 2023

Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis jailed after moving while on home detention

A Baltimore judge has ordered boxer Gervonta Davis to serve the remainder of his hit-and-run crash sentence behind bars instead of in home detention.

Jun 2, 2023

Baker Donelson makes Seramount’s Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity list again

For the seventh consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been named to Seramount's prestigious list of "Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity."

Jun 2, 2023

Oath Keeper convicted in Jan. 6 Capitol riot gets prison in latest extremist sentencing

A Florida man who stormed the U.S. Capitol with the far-right Oath Keepers group was sentenced to prison for seditious conspiracy and other charges.

A CSX train engine sits idle on tracks in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. A fifth rail union has approved its deal with the freight railroads to secure 24% raises and $5,000 in bonuses and a sixth one is set to vote Thursday. But all 12 rail unions must ratify their contracts to prevent a strike. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Jun 2, 2023

Baltimore poised to settle CSX lawsuit over water main break that derailed train

Baltimore's spending board will vote on a proposed settlement to end a lawsuit brought by CSX over a major water main failure that caused a train derailment in 2019.

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