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Baltimore courts closed

The federal court and state circuit and district courts in downtown Baltimore have been closed for the day due to a water main break at Lombard and Gay Streets. The federal court will open tomorrow, according to a U.S. Marshal ...

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Law blog round-up

Happy Monday! Page Croyder observes “serious traffic court” in Baltimore City for a day. The former prosecutor-turned-gadfly is not impressed at the sentences imposed. The Washington Post writes about how the new death penalty restrictions could affect defendants already charged ...

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Wells Fargo: the loser kid in the corner?

I took this picture Wednesday at the Baltimore Homeownership Preservation Coalition‘s 2009 foreclosure prevention workshop. The event was held at the classy Tremont Grand hotel, and after the opening remarks in a second floor ballroom, I noticed this table set ...

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Stacking the voting for Baltimore tourism

I got an e-mail today from the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association telling me that Baltimore is in the running to be added to Travelandleisure.com’s annual America’s Favorite Cities survey. Baltimore is competing with Anchorage, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Kansas ...

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Baltimore native is CEO of Dodgers

Jamie McCourt, a Baltimore native and the highest-ranking woman in Major League Baseball, just made it that much harder for other women to catch her. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday that McCourt will take over as CEO of the ...

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The mayor’s free pass – to the Senator

Thumbing through legal papers related to the criminal investigation into City Hall recently, I noticed a curious connection between two ongoing local news stories. According to the first count of Sheila Dixon’s January indictment (on p. 16), the Baltimore mayor ...

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