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Eviction notices may be homeless

Are sheriffs in Baltimore City required to post eviction notices on the individual apartment doors of tenants living in multi-unit buildings? Jonathan M. Smith, executive director of the Public Justice Center, accuses the Baltimore City sheriff’s office of backing a ...

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Friday's legal stories

A technical error beyond our control kept us from bringing our readers the legal news stories on Friday until the afternoon. Since most of our readers log on in the morning, we thought we’d re-run the legal stories from Friday ...

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Coalition calls on governor to close Cheltenham Youth Detention Center

A coalition of juvenile advocates yesterday called on the General Assembly and Gov. Parris N. Glendening to take steps to close a 129-year-old juvenile corrections facility in Prince George’s County, saying it is overcrowded, understaffed and would be a “cinder ...

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Alleged Ponzi scheme agrees to shut downThe operators of an ATM-investment business alleged to be a “Ponzi scheme” have agreed to shut it down, Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr. announced yesterday. Bankcard Group Inc. , its CEO Andrew H. ...

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Criminal system ‘job one’ for rights groups

Racial profiling. Disparate sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. Bulging prison populations of mostly minority inmates convicted of nonviolent crimes. Plummeting faith in the police and the way justice is dispensed. Separate and unequal standards of criminal justice could threaten ...

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Senators weigh Bell’s proposed budget, DLS’ lower recommendations

Chief Judge Robert M. Bell yesterday asked a Senate subcommittee to provide $293.3 million from the general operating budget for the judicial branch in FY 2002, but a Department of Legislative Services budget analyst advised legislators to spend less than ...

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Bill would exempt squad cars from wiretap lawA bill to allow law enforcement squad cars to be equipped with audio-video devices passed the House Judiciary Committee on Monday. Del. Dana Lee Dembrow, D-Montgomery, introduced the bill (HB 249) at the ...

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Baldwin makes partner at ‘Maryland’s largest law firm’Ober/Kaler chair to head fund-raising club at MVLS John C. Baldwin, chair of Ober/Kaler, has been named the 2001 Managing Partner of the Partners Club of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. “We’re so ...

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LAW NOTES

Baldwin makes partner at ‘Maryland’s largest law firm’Ober/Kaler chair to head fund-raising club at MVLSJohn C. Baldwin, chair of Ober/Kaler, has been named the 2001 Managing Partner of the Partners Club of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. “We’re so pleased ...

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