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PETA seeks more than $1.4M in fees, costs from Cumberland zoo

An animal rights group is seeking more than $1.4 million in attorney’s fees and costs for its successful litigation and defense of a federal judge’s order that a lion and two tigers be removed from a Cumberland zoo where four ...

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Justices deny Montgomery’s bid for review of fee award in disability case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Montgomery County’s request that the justices review and overturn an attorney’s fee award to a blind employee whom the county was found to have discriminated against but who was awarded no ...

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What would you do with a $1 award in attorney’s fees?

Welcome to Monday, the 74th anniversary of the first Little League World Series championship game.  The Maynard Midget League of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, defeated the Lock Haven All Stars of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 16-7. Here are some news items to get ...

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Victims’ groups seek to end appearance fee in Md. protective orders

Groups representing Maryland domestic violence victims are urging lawmakers to enact legislation barring circuit court clerks from charging attorneys an appearance fee in protective order proceedings, saying the $10 to $20 charge creates a needless hurdle to legal representation at ...

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Judge orders Baltimore to pay $44K in nondisparagement case

A federal judge Monday ordered Baltimore to pay a woman more than $44,000 for having withheld half the money she was owed in settlement of her police brutality claim because she had publicly criticized officers in violation of the agreement’s ...

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Law firm seeks more than $470K from ex-client ‘Money Guy’ Rousseaux

Former investment adviser Philip Rousseaux is embroiled in another legal battle, this time with his attorneys, who claim he spent more than a year avoiding being served with their lawsuit seeking to recover more than $470,000 in unpaid fees. Rousseaux ...

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Md. appeals court: De facto parents may get attorney’s fees in custody cases

Adults so intimately connected to a child’s upbringing as to be de facto parents are eligible for attorney’s fees when their right to custody, visitation or support is challenged without substantial justification by another party, Maryland’s second-highest court has held. ...

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Fingerprinting lawyers reveals past convictions

Welcome to Monday, the 56th anniversary of the premiere of the television soap opera “General Hospital.” Here are some news items to get your week started: — California’s mandatory fingerprinting of lawyers reveals past convictions. — In trial testimony, ex-Sen. ...

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