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Doctor Defeats Negligent Sterilization Suit

A Baltimore County jury deliberated about 20 minutes yesterday before deciding a Towson urologist was not negligent when he performed a vasectomy on a man, who later fathered a child.Mark A. Minnick Sr., of Bel Air, said that Towson urologist ...

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Concert Promoter Indicted for Fraud

Entertainment promoter Carl A. Glorioso — who allegedly had among his bookings the boy band Backstreet Boys and singer Amy Grant — yesterday was indicted on wire and mail fraud charges by a federal grand jury in Baltimore.Glorioso, 30, of ...

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Federal Death Penalty a First

For the first time since federal capital punishment was reinstated 12 years ago, a federal jury in Maryland yesterday returned a death sentence against a man convicted in the murders of three women at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuse in January ...

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Even as Prisoners Go Free, Law and Science of DNA Remain at Odds (58701)

What was once a headline grabber has become commonplace: a parade of inmates leaving prison as DNA clears their names. All told, 75 prisoners — including eight on death row — have been freed nationwide because of DNA testing, according ...

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LAW NOTES

Steering Clear of Racial ProfilingTown Hall Meeting at UM Law Police racial bias in profiling blacks, Hispanics and other minority drivers that allegedly results in illegal stops based on skin color — rather than driving practices — will be the ...

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LAW SUMMARY

Bill Lan Lee Honored[IMGCAP(1)]Bill Lann Lee, left, was honored yesterday by student groups at the University of Maryland School of Law. Lee is the first Asian American to be appointed assistant attorney general for civil rights, the top civil rights ...

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Arons to Argue This Morning

A judge in Rockville will hear arguments today on a motion to dismiss the malpractice suit filed by former Senate candidate Ruthann Aron against her ex-husband, urologist Barry Aron. Ruthann Aron, who pleaded no contest in 1998 to hiring a ...

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