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Editorial: A snare of its own making (access required)

Call it the fable of the client who wouldn’t abide sound counsel. Just about every lawyer can tell some version of it: The client comes in asking for advice but really only wants permission, a shortcut around the rules, a loophole to make the unlawful lawful.

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Baltimore City Council committee approves local hiring mandate (access required)

A proposal to establish a local hiring mandate was passed Tuesday by the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee after a brief, 15-minute work session.

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Promises linked to Hilton not fulfilled (access required)

As Baltimore finance officials ponder how to address chronic shortfalls in revenues from the city-owned Hilton Baltimore — which will cost taxpayers at least $2 million this year — some members of the City Council say political promises made in 2005 to get the hotel built in the first place have not fully materialized.

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Charline Rolley can keep $26K for paid leave, Baltimore jury finds (access required)

The wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley III does not have to repay the city $26,000 she received for maternity or sick leave she took while she was working for the Baltimore City Council president, a jury concluded Thursday.

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