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State seeks change to ruling on segregation on Md. colleges

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The state is asking a federal judge to vacate her judgment from October 2013 finding Maryland’s state colleges and universities maintained traces of past segregation, arguing the court’s decision was based on flawed reasoning that came to light during this ...

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Attorneys for HBCUs seek more than $20M in fees in federal lawsuit

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The plaintiffs in a lawsuit over segregation’s lingering impact on Maryland’s state universities are seeking more than $20 million in attorneys’ fees at the close of more than a decade of litigation. The Coalition for Excellence and Equity in Maryland ...

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Class counsel awarded $33M in attorneys’ fees in Nikita Levy case

Class counsel were seeking 35 percent of the $190 million settlement with the Johns Hopkins Hospital System, announced in July by (from left) Jonathan Schochor and Howard Janet.

A Baltimore judge has awarded the class counsel representing former patients of Nikita Levy nearly $33 million in attorneys' fees, less than half of what they requested from a $190 million settlement with Johns Hopkins Hospital. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Sylvester B. Cox repeatedly praised the class counsel's efforts and called the settlement "extraordinary."

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