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Baltimore city, food truck owners debate constitutionality of proximity ban

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge will have another chance to end a lawsuit over the city’s “300-foot rule” for food trucks after hearing motions for summary judgment Wednesday. The lawsuit claims the rule, which prevents mobile vendors like food ...

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Businesses walk fine line examining job candidates’ associations

Reports that a contract attorney with the Baltimore City Law Department was a member of a neo-Nazi organization had swift ramifications last week: the city ended its relationship with Glen K. Allen, and one day later announced City Solicitor George ...

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Nilson out as Baltimore city solicitor

Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson will step down from his position next week, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday. Deputy Solicitor David Ralph will serve as interim solicitor beginning Wednesday, according to a statement from the mayor’s office. “The mayor ...

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Baltimore City Law Department ends contract with attorney with reported neo-Nazi ties

The Baltimore City Law Department ended its relationship Thursday with a contract attorney less than 24 hours after it was reported he was a “dues-paying member” of a neo-Nazi group. Glen K. Allen, who started working for the city in ...

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DLA Piper partner Machen to work for city

After three decades representing developers in deals as a partner at DLA Piper, veteran real estate lawyer John P. “Jack” Machen will be switching sides later this year as he joins Piper alum and City Solicitor George A. Nilson in ...

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City opts to settle lawsuit with police helicopter pilot

Baltimore’s spending panel is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a $245,000 settlement for a decorated helicopter pilot who says he was ostracized and tricked into resigning from the city police department after he wrote a letter about deficiencies and waste ...

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