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Fighting for, and Over, the Green

One environmental group has sued another over an island in the Potomac River, claiming that the defendant owes it somewhere between $125,000 and $3.1 million for services rendered in preserving the land as a forest. The plaintiff, Environmental Banc & ...

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Former Palczynski Hostages Sue Killer’s EstateThree Baltimore County residents who say that Joseph C. Palczynski Jr. held them hostage in their Bevans Lane home March 17 have sued Palczynski’s estate. Marie L. Wilkinson, Douglas L. Wilkinson and their minor son, ...

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Baltimore Lawyers and Judges Of the 20th Century

In 1900, 24 preeminent judges and lawyers of the 18th and 19th centuries were honored by the inscription of their names around the frieze of the Supreme Bench Courtroom in the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse, known then as the ...

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Prosecutors Follow Paper Trail

A federal prosecutor yesterday guided jurors further along the paper trail the government has reconstructed to show that a Phoenix-based demolition company’s bonuses to employees were really reimbursements covering illegal campaign contributions.Yesterday the court heard testimony from Dorothy Shipley, a ...

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Bozzuto Landscaping, TruGreen Bury HatchetBozzuto Landscaping Co., of Laurel, has quietly settled its $12.5 million federal lawsuit against TruGreen LandCare LLC, a nationwide behemoth based in Houston. Attorneys for both sides — Thomas N. Biddison Jr. for Bozzuto, and John ...

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THE PROFESSIONABA Poll Shows Home Pages Up, Internet Access Near 100 PercentThat joke about the techno-phobia of lawyers may be as dead as vaudeville, if the results of a survey conducted by the American Bar Association are any indication. Fully ...

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Victim Wins $1M

A Bowie woman who suffers from the soft-tissue condition fibromyalgia won a $1 million federal jury verdict against an insurance company which had refused to recognize her illness as a disabling condition.Jeanine Carson was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in April 1997 ...

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Baltimore Lawyers and Judges Of the 20th Century

EDWIN G. BAETJER1868–1945 Edwin G. Baetjer was one of America’s foremost experts in corporate law, with unique experience in massive corporate reorganizations. William L. Marbury, Jr., once described him as a person “regarded by many as one of the ablest ...

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Immigration Law in the Suburbs, But With a Worldwide Clientele

For immigration law attorney Sheela Murthy, empathy for clients seeking to build new lives in the United States comes naturally. After all, she’s been through the immigration process herself.Murthy, who employs more than 30 people in her Owings Mills law ...

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Fish-Farm Operators Sue for $10M, Charge Fraud by Ex-Committee Chair

Two Cecil County families that used their homes as collateral to finance an unsuccessful commercial fish-growing operation are suing the former chairman of the Maryland Aquaculture Advisory Committee and others for $10 million on allegations of fraud and misrepresentation. Scott ...

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