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CSA Upholds PG County Paramedic Injunction

An appeal filed by Prince George’s County to vacate an injunction ordering the county to train 64 paramedics, who had their job offers rescinded days before a training class began, was denied by the Court of Special Appeals yesterday.The appeal ...

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LAW SUMMARY

Top Court Affirms Pagotto’s InnocenceEvidence that Sergeant Stephen Pagotto violated Baltimore City Police Department guidelines on firearms handling was not enough to support his conviction for the involuntary manslaughter of Preston Barnes, the Court of Appeals affirmed in an opinion ...

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An Active Retirement for Thieme

[IMGCAP(1)]Friends and associates of Judge Raymond G. Thieme Jr., who retired yesterday after serving four years on the Court of Special Appeals, said they’ll miss the judge — that is, if he ever leaves.That’s because Thieme, who reached the mandatory ...

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Man Twice Convicted of Murder Wins Third Chance from Top Court

A man twice convicted of murdering his wife will have a third chance to prove his innocence, thanks to an evidentiary misstep at the second trial.The fact that William L. Snyder Sr. never inquired about the progress of the police ...

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CSA to Cops: ‘No Means No’ on Explanation and Waiver of Rights Form

A man convicted of murder and armed robbery is entitled to a new trial because the evidence against him included a statement given to police after he had invoked his right to counsel, the Court of Special Appeals has held. ...

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Synagogue Backers State Their Case

A judge is set to rule today on whether to grant injunctive relief to three dozen households in Baltimore’s Fallstaff community in their bid to keep a congregation of Orthodox Jews from opening a synagogue in their neighborhood.The Fallstaff homeowners ...

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Guidelines on Use of Deadly Force Not Relevant in Victim’s Lawsuit

A man who was shot in the stomach while hiding in the closet of a vacant apartment is not entitled to damages from the police officer who shot him, a divided Court of Appeals affirmed yesterday.In a petition supported by ...

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Lead-Level Discrimination Suit Settled

Two Baltimore mothers and the non-profit fair-housing group Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. settled have their suit against Northern Brokerage Co. for refusing to rent to families with young children who have high levels of lead in their blood.As part of the ...

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Fallstaff Neighbors Fight Conversion Of Single-Family Home to Synagogue

A breakaway congregation of Orthodox Jews will get a chance this morning to present its defense against 35 neighbors who want to keep it from opening a synagogue in Baltimore’s Fallstaff community.The neighbors filed an action for injunctive relief against ...

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Board Recommends 884 for Admission to Bar

The following is a list of successful applicants at the Maryland Bar Examination held on July 25 and 26. The State Board of Law Examiners has recommended to the Court of Appeals of Maryland that these applicants be admitted to ...

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