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Baltimore mayor’s chief of staff Dagenais resigns

Sophie Dagenais, chief of staff for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, resigned Monday morning, effective March 21. Dagenais joined the Rawlings-Blake administration in February 2010 after the mayor stepped into office following the resignation of Sheila Dixon. Dixon was convicted of ...

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Workers’ families win $9.6M jury award in asbestos suit

A jury has awarded more than $9.6 million to the families of four deceased workers who were exposed to asbestos in their work in Baltimore and died of lung cancer. The Baltimore City Circuit Court jury awarded the verdict against ...

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Case-assignment systems stick with the status quo

In the four years since former Baltimore Raven Michael McCrary sued his business partners in a New Orleans redevelopment project for fraud, seven Baltimore City Circuit Court judges have presided over the tortuous litigation. The latest judge, W. Michel Pierson, ...

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Top 5: Comparative fault, Hopkins and UB and the LSAT

In Monday’s Maryland Lawyer this week, legal affairs reporter Danny Jacobs looked into the LSAT exam; he was also there as Johns Hopkins and the University of Baltimore School of Law announced a new partnership. Those stories and more made ...

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Suit seeks $2M for man’s death at Baltimore behavioral center

The family and estate of a man killed by a fellow patient last March at Baltimore Behavioral Health Systems Inc. have filed a $2 million lawsuit against the facility, claiming it allowed the assailant to return without adequate security after ...

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Top 5: ‘It was the perfect storm legally’

Despite heavy traffic and placement of our East Baltimore redevelopment series this week, several staff stories on the legal side grabbed readers’ attentions, including articles on alleged police misconduct and two disbarred attorneys. Here are this week’s top 5 stories ...

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