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Dubious Distinction for U.S. Naval AcademyThe U.S. Naval Academy’s football team has achieved a dubious distinction: It is listed as #2 on FindLaw Inc.’s newest listing of the “Tarnished Twenty,” college football teams and players facing legal and disciplinary actions. ...

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In Wednesday’s front page story about the $2.3 million malpractice verdict, Prince George’s County Circuit Judge Steven I. Platt subsequently reduced the couple’s total award to $817,000 to conform with caps mandated by state law.

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Chipping Away at the Glass CeilingA Few More Women, Minorities Make Partner at Large Firms Continuing a slow trend that started in 1993, the number of women and minority attorneys in large law firms is up compared to 1999, the ...

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Judges Could Juggle Gavel and Pen

Two Baltimore County circuit court judges have been invited to serve as regularly featured writers for a national young men’s magazine when it debuts in May, the publisher announced recently.Judges John F. Fader II and Lawrence R. Daniels are slated ...

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Lawsuit Over Titanic Exhibit Settles

The Maryland Academy of Sciences and RMS Titanic Inc. have settled the lawsuit that threatened to sink the “Titanic Science” exhibit at the Maryland Science Center.The academy filed in U.S. District Court in Baltimore last June after the salvor-in-possession of ...

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