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Tag Archives: Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson

City set to pay $200K for alleged harassment

After a five-year legal battle waged against her employer, the city of Baltimore, a female electrician who claimed she had to work in an environment punctuated with dirty pictures and profanity is set to wrap up the case. The Baltimore ...

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Baltimore to pay $115K for 2 arrests

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is poised to approve a $100,000 payment to a 65-year-old man who alleged he was badly beaten outside his Govans home two years ago by plainclothes police officers who suspected he was rolling a joint. The ...

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Top 5: ‘It is what it is’

A tip-pooling case involving a South Baltimore tavern owner has settled, and the city takes steps to prevent more misconduct in its police department. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Baltimore tavern owner settles ...

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Week in Review: 7/8/11

Rosecroft Raceway to open this fall The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The approval was contingent on Penn National Gaming giving a letter of credit to its ...

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EBDI wants to tap fund

East Baltimore Development Inc. and the city Department of Housing and Community Development want to cash out a $2.1 million debt service account funded by EBDI and replace it with a taxpayer-guaranteed bond. But an official with the federal Department ...

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Settling into a teachable moment with Baltimore police

George Nilson had had enough. Enough of the same kinds of police misconduct allegations year after year, enough fix-it talk without follow-up within his Baltimore City Law Department, and perhaps enough calls from the media and City Council members about ...

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Expedia to pay Baltimore $1.6M

The biggest online hotel-room booking company in the Baltimore market has agreed to pay the city $1,675,000 to cover its tax liability dating from 2007 through June 2014. Expedia Inc. and its sibling travel websites deny they owe the city ...

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Baltimore paying the price for police mistakes

Payouts in police-related litigation cost the taxpayers of Baltimore more than $16.8 million from July 2004 through the beginning of March 2011, according to figures released to The Daily Record last week. In addition to citizen run-ins with police, the ...

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