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Keep ‘Homicide’ Alive

More people have learned about Baltimore’s criminal justice system from watching NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Streets” than from any other source. Filmed in Baltimore and produced by Baltimorean Barry Levinson, “Homicide” each week opens a window on the city’s ...

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Montgomery bias law expands to genetics

Montgomery County’s revamped human rights law took effect yesterday and now includes employee protection against genetic bias in the workplace.The overhaul of the county’s anti-discrimination law was the first since the statute was written in 1962. The regulation also has ...

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LAW SUMMARY (6883)

Facing death penaltyGeorge Rivas, the ringleader of a gang of inmates who broke out of a Texas prison late last year, setting off the biggest manhunt in the Southwest since the 1930s, went on trial yesterday in Dallas, facing the ...

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‘Pastor Joyce’ guilty (103329)

Three church administrators brought ethnic Russian minors from Estonia to Howard County on education visas, put the children to work and pocketed their wages for the church, knowing it was illegal to do so, a federal judge in Baltimore has ...

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Miles & Stockbridge, Partner Sued

An Illinois insurance company is suing Miles & Stockbridge and one of the firm’s partners for $1.7 million for malpractice stemming from the firm’s handling of an asbestos lawsuit settled in February.Royal Insurance Co. of America filed suit Tuesday in ...

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Constitutional Rights Protected,

State and local courts uphold the constitutional rights of defendants, most Americans think, and judges are honest and fair in their decisions and in ensuring that litigants get adequate legal representation, according to a nationwide survey designed by the National ...

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