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4th Circuit upholds bribery sentence

A defendant who pleaded guilty to taking kickbacks from a government contractor must serve a sentence based on the contracting company’s $9.5 million in ill-gotten profits, not on the estimated $340,000 in bribes the defendant received, the 4th U.S. Circuit ...

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ISP founder gets breather

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has given new life to a lawsuit a small-scale Internet service provider filed against competitor Bell Atlantic of Maryland Inc. that accuses the telecommunications titan of attempting to kill his business.Although the appeals court ...

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Judge dismisses suit against Penthouse A Texas prisoner sued Penthouse Magazine for publishing what he said was a disappointing layout of Paula Jones, but a judge dismissed the lawsuit with a Christmas poem, a court clerk said on Wednesday. The ...

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Beyond donative intent: bar associations celebrate season with service

Not only is this the season to be jolly, it’s a time to be proud of the legal profession.Attorneys across the state are celebrating the holidays by serving their communities —playing “angel” to needy children, providing books for those who ...

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Telecom firm faces cyber Catch-22

How can you enforce an agreement when you can’t disclose its terms? That’s the problem facing Gaithersburg-based Innovative Communications Technologies Inc., which claims a British licensee has breached its indemnity agreement.The problem: Innovative can’t sue to enforce the agreement without ...

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Telecom firm faces cyber Catch-22 (80405)

How can you enforce an agreement when you can’t disclose its terms≠ That’s the problem facing Gaithersburg-based Innovative Communications Technologies Inc., which claims a British licensee has breached its indemnity agreement. The problem: Innovative can’t sue to enforce the agreement ...

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Beyond donative intent: bar associations celebrate season with service (80413)

Not only is this the season to be jolly, it’s a time to be proud of the legal profession. Attorneys across the state are celebrating the holidays by serving their communities —playing “angel” to needy children, providing books for those ...

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Prosecutor to trade sword for scales as governor's pick for top court post

Lawyers arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court often get the two female justices confused. Soon they will have to try not to make the same mistake in Maryland’s top court.Gov. Parris N. Glendening yesterday appointed U.S. Attorney Lynne A. Battaglia ...

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