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Sep 18, 2023

EEOC files suit against Md. car dealership alleging disability discrimination

A Baltimore-area car dealership allegedly demoted and later discharged an employee because of her disabilities, according to a lawsuit.

Demonte Ward-Blake
Mar 30, 2023

PG County will pay $7.5M to settle claim of alleged police brutality

Prince George’s County will pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the mother of a man who sustained paralyzing injuries allegedly during a police encounter.

Mar 24, 2023

PETA can challenge NIH funding of animal sepsis research, U.S. judge rules

PETA can pursue its legal challenge to the NIH's funding of experiments on mice to find a cure for sepsis, a federal judge ruled.

New York City Police Department Public Affairs officers set up signs reading "Gun Free Zone" around Times Square on Aug. 31, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura, File)
Jan 13, 2023

Gun rights group says gun control advocates, Montgomery County colluded

Gun rights group says gun control organization colluded with Montgomery County to unfairly weaken the group’s ability to challenge a law restricting gun possession.

Dec 13, 2022

Gun group seeks restraining order against Montgomery County ban

A gun rights group urged a judge to block enforcement of a law banning gun possession within 100 yards of a “place of public assembly” pending a ruling on constitutionality.

Oct 19, 2022

Prosecutors oppose McGrath’s request for trial delay

Prosecutors in the Roy McGrath fraud trial told a federal judge Wednesday that a defense motion seeking a delay "sweeps too broadly" in its characterization of recently turned over evidence.

Sep 23, 2022

Frederick restaurant operator settles EEOC harassment claim

The operator of an IHOP restaurant in Frederick will pay a total of $125,000 to two waitresses whose boss allegedly sexually harassed them, under an agreement the company reached.

Aug 9, 2022

Judge: Catholic Relief Services liable for gender bias, denial of same-sex benefits

Catholic Relief Services violated federal laws against sex discrimination in employment and pay when the Baltimore-based agency withdrew health insurance coverage from a gay employee’s same-sex spouse, a federal judge ruled last week. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake rejected CRS’ argument that the laws did not apply to its operations because of statutory exemptions […]

Jul 21, 2022

PETA defends standing to block NIH funding of animal sepsis research

An animal rights group defended its standing to seek a court order blocking the NIH from experimenting on rodents to find a cure for sepsis.

May 17, 2022

Frederick brewery wins free speech case against NC regulation on ‘undignified’ labels

In a win for a Frederick brewery, a U.S. judge struck downa North Carolina regulation that banned beer labels deemed “undignified, immodest, or in bad taste.”

Apr 20, 2022

Grand jury indicts Anne Arundel doctor for alleged COVID-19 Medicare fraud

A federal grand jury indicted an Arnold doctor for allegedly submitting inflated and false Medicare claims related to COVID-19 tests his office conducted.

Dec 28, 2021

Ravenell found guilty of money laundering but not other charges; Treem acquitted

A jury convicted Baltimore defense lawyer Kenneth W. Ravenell of laundering money for a marijuana trafficking organization but acquitted him of all other charges.

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