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Lawyer no moreMatthew S. Yoo has consented to disbarment, the Attorney Grievance Commission announced this week. In nobler times, Yoo tried to help defuse racial tension over acts of violence against Korean merchants in the Baltimore area. Merger mouthfulTwo Bethesda-based ...

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Principal pleads guilty in prostitution stingA former Frederick high school principal pleaded guilty and paid a $300 fine yesterday for soliciting an undercover policewoman for prostitution. William L. Van Hall, 45, of Middletown, tearfully apologized to the people of Frederick ...

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An article in yesterday’s law section, “Sleeping it off behind the wheel of car does not amount to drunken driving,” omitted the name of J. Harrison Phillips III, the attorney who argued the case for the appellant at the Court ...

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Maritime rule sinks insurance policy

A boat owner’s insurance policy went down with his “Hillbilly Mansion” because he did not disclose information material to the insurer’s evaluation of the risk, a federal magistrate judge in Baltimore has held.Ronnie Smith, the owner of a wooden 1967 ...

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Xhale to keep license at least until June hearingA Frederick restaurant that won a weekend reprieve from a federal judge in Baltimore a day after it lost its liquor license when its county-level appeals ran out last Thursday will continue ...

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CSA tanks up franchisee’s lawsuit

The owner of a Baltimore City gas station will get a chance to prove his claims that he ran into financial trouble because the oil company failed to disclose details required by law and meddled with his operation. The plaintiff ...

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