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Administrative Office of the Courts to appeal order on Case Search ‘key’

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The Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts will appeal a judge’s ruling ordering it to disclose a key to identify District Court judges in the public Case Search database. Judges’ names are not displayed in District Court cases in the database but ...

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Abell Foundation seeks key to identities of judges in Case Search

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Maryland’s system of identifying District Court judges in the public Case Search database by a three-character code, with no “key” available to users, is being challenged under the state’s Public Information Act. The Abell Foundation filed an MPIA request for ...

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College Park aerospace company gets $1.45M, led by Abell, USM

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North American Wave Engine Corp., a University of Maryland College Park startup, raised $1.45 million during a recent funding round. The round was led by the Abell Foundation and the University System of Maryland’s Momentum Fund, with each contributing $350,000 ...

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Md. Legal Aid to expand ‘Lawyer in the Library’ program with Abell Foundation grant

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Maryland Legal Aid is using a $90,000 grant from the Abell Foundation to expand its “Lawyer in the Library” program in Baltimore. The “Lawyer in the Library” program puts Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, pro bono attorneys, law students and ...

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Abell Foundation reaps windfall from Harpoon Medical sale

In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, freshly-cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas.(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

The Abell Foundation’s investment in a Baltimore-based medical technology firm earned it a $5.2 million payday. Roughly three years ago the foundation invested $500,000 in Harpoon Medical Inc. Harpoon, which invented a technology allowing for less-invasive heart surgery, was purchased ...

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