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Former Ravens Player Sued in Club Rent DisputeHaving smoothed his medical neighbors’ ruffled feathers over a year ago, former Ravens wide receiver Michael D. Jackson is back in court over the jazz club he has proposed opening at 12 N. ...

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Prenuptial Agreement Valid, But Court Must Determine Who Gets Deduction

A trial court in a divorce case must state which parent is entitled to a dependency tax exemption for the couple’s children, the Court of Special Appeals held yesterday in reversing and remanding part of a case.However, the appellate court ...

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Federal Judge Dismisses Palmer ERISA LawsuitU.S. District Judge William M. Nickerson granted ex-Oriole right-hander James A. “Jim” Palmer’s motion for voluntary dismissal of the case against his former wife, Joan H. Palmer, earlier this week. Palmer and James A. Palmer ...

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Adding Local Color to the Centennial

An artist with a flair for capturing the textures and flavors of Baltimore’s urban landscapes is flying to Chicago today to have a look at that city’s streets and buildings — but not before leaving three paintings of the Clarence ...

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Bouchat Leads Ravens in Battle Off the Field

[IMGCAP(1)]Amateur artist Frederick E. Bouchat, who claimed he created the Baltimore Ravens’ menacing shield logo, yesterday won another round in his battle for copyright recognition after a federal appeals court affirmed the decision of a lower court to deny the ...

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Viatical Co. Sues Officer’s Brother-in-Law

A company that buys life insurance policies from terminally ill policyholders is suing a Sykesville man on allegations he helped the company’s directors and officers embezzle millions of dollars.Beneficial Assurance Ltd. of Baltimore, formerly known as Imtek Funding Corp., filed ...

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Daytime Housebreaker Sentenced Too Early for Hearing by Review Panel

A man who received a mandatory minimum sentence for daytime housebreaking was sentenced too early to be entitled to a three-judge panel review of his sentence, the Court of Special Appeals held yesterday. The intermediate appellate court affirmed Bryan Walter ...

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Court: No Pay, Promotions in Miami Police CaseThe Supreme Court refused yesterday to order back pay and promotions for 35 Miami police officers who successfully challenged race-based promotions of two officers. The court, without comment, turned down the police union’s ...

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Probationary Workers Serve At-Will

A newly hired county social worker who was fired after she missed a group therapy session when rising water from a nor’easter blocked her car was an “at-will” probationary employee with limited rights of appeal, the Court of Special Appeals ...

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