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Leading attorneys, judges reenact McCulloch v. Maryland

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Attorneys for the U.S. government and Maryland squared off last week at the Supreme Court over whether the Constitution permits the state to collect taxes from the congressionally chartered national bank without its consent. Former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal ...

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4th Circuit extends mediation in dispute over Md. college segregation

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

Mediation between Maryland and its historically black institutions, scheduled to be completed by April 30, was extended by three months Thursday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the parties to mediate their dispute, which dates back to 2006, ...

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Appeals court finds class settlement interferes with consumer protection case

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The Court of Special Appeals reversed a trial judge’s approval of a settlement with victims of an exploitative lead paint settlement scheme, finding the parties could not bargain away the Maryland Consumer Protection Division’s right to seek restitution from the ...

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