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Practically elopedWright opts for no-fuss ceremony If you were hoping to attend the investiture of Judge Alexander Wright Jr., sorry — you’re too late. Anxious to get back on the bench, Wright took the unusual step of being sworn into ...

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Work cut out for Shea

One of downtown Baltimore’s chief corporate boosters just got a new head cheerleader.James L. Shea, the top lawyer at one of the city’s largest blue chip law firms, yesterday was elected chairman of the board of the Downtown Partnership of ...

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Wells rests, survives motion by Liddy

Lawyers for Ida Maxwell “Maxie” Wells closed their defamation case against G. Gordon Liddy yesterday — and survived an immediate motion for a directed verdict by defense lawyers.But not by much.After a brief hearing, U.S. District Chief Judge J. Frederick ...

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Benitez domestic abuse case droppedA domestic abuse case filed against New York Mets pitcher Armando Benitez by his former girlfriend was dismissed yesterday by a Baltimore prosecutor. “There was not sufficient evidence to try him, and we’re not going forward ...

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