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Palmer found in contempt, fined

Former Baltimore Orioles pitching ace Jim Palmer yesterday was found in contempt of a domestic relations agreement he entered into in December with his former wife, Joan H. Palmer. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge James T. Smith Jr. ordered Palmer ...

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UM Law hosts forum on erosion

The effects of global warming and rising sea levels are the focus of a forum tomorrow at the University of Maryland School of Law, “Rising Tides, Eroding Shores: The Legal and Policy Implications of Sea Level Rise and Coastal Erosion.”“Several ...

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LEGAL ADVICE – Photo Finished (58837)

A lawyer called last week to say he was sued for copyright infringement. He was really indignant that one of his vendors would sue him when all he had done was represent his client to the fullest of his ability. ...

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LEGAL ADVICE – Photo Finished

A lawyer called last week to say he was sued for copyright infringement. He was really indignant that one of his vendors would sue him when all he had done was represent his client to the fullest of his ability. ...

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Sheriff’s sale may be no-fault, but information in ad must be accurate

In a case that has special meaning for those who buy real estate at auction, the Court of Appeals has held that material information contained in the notice of a sheriff’s sale must be accurate even if the information goes ...

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Judge’s ruling puts MTA back in bus-cleaner’s sexual harassment suit

A Baltimore City Circuit judge yesterday vacated a series of orders she issued last month dismissing a Mass Transit Administration bus cleaner’s sexual harassment claims against the MTA and an MTA employee. Baltimore City Circuit Judge Evelyn O. Cannon’s order ...

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Point man Peter Saar puts a civil face on the mayor’s criminal justice agenda

In a city and a criminal justice system dominated by often-contentious chiefs, one well-placed, well-respected Indian can make a difference. Enter Peter Saar, who stepped down from a 23-year career in the state’s attorney’s office in December to become Mayor ...

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LAW SUMMARY

Muslim settles suit against Convention CenterThe Baltimore City Convention Center and contractor So/Clean Janitorial & Cleaning Services settled a religious discrimination lawsuit filed against them by Wayne Jabari Latiff Kamau-Bey Jones over Jones’ refusal to remove a Muslim skull cap ...

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Post, M.E. settle over fee for autopsy reports

The Washington Post and Maryland’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner have settled their dispute over the fee charged for autopsy reports requested under the state’s Public Information Act. Last week’s settlement ends the lawsuit The Post brought against the ...

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Sending a fax isn’t enough to file pleadings with agencies or courts

Unless you’re part of a pilot program to allow electronic filing, the word from the state’s top court on faxing a pleading is clear: Hold the phone. Sending a facsimile to an agency or court is not sufficient to file ...

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