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Texas jury awards $56 million in fen-phen case American Home Products Corp. said Friday a Texas jury awarded a woman $56.5 million for heart damage she claimed was caused by two company diet drugs once used in the “fen-phen” weight-loss ...

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Venue change denied in Kennedy nephew trial A Connecticut judge yesterday denied a prosecution request to move the trial of Kennedy family nephew Michael Skakel, accused in the 1975 murder of a teen-age neighbor, to Bridgeport from Stamford. “He has ...

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Your money or your life?

Although the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is beginning to show some positive results, members were disappointed when a bill to establish it as a permanent advisory agency was withdrawn by its sponsor. Sen. Barbara Hoffman, D-Baltimore City/Baltimore County, sponsored SB ...

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UM Law taps Washington insider

The University of Maryland School of Law has hired a new director for its highly rated clinical law programs, ranked fifth in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of law schools released earlier this week. Thomas ...

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Your money or your life?

Although the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is beginning to show some positive results, members were disappointed when a bill to establish it as a permanent advisory agency was withdrawn by its sponsor. Sen. Barbara Hoffman, D-Baltimore City/Baltimore County, sponsored SB ...

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