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Top court affirms City Paper’s win in club owner’s defamation lawsuit

The Baltimore City Paper did not defame a former nightclub owner by reporting that some people thought he could have been involved in a double murder, Maryland’s highest court held Monday. In what attorneys for both sides are calling a ...

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BUILD asks Paterakis for $10M donation

Is John Paterakis Santa Claus? That could be the case if a local church-based community group gets its wish for a $10 million donation, requested during a sit-down in the billionaire developer and bakery mogul’s Harbor East offices recently. Baltimoreans ...

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Club owner seeks to revive defamation suit against City Paper

ANNAPOLIS — The Baltimore City Paper violated its privilege to report fairly and accurately on a double murder trial when it published articles implicating a former nightclub owner who was never charged in the slayings, the man’s attorney told Maryland’s ...

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Law blog roundup

You can stop googling — the results of the Maryland bar exam aren’t out yet. The writer of last week’s City Paper piece on Willie Featherstone, a former law clerk, was fired last year for speaking to the media about ...

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Jury: City Paper owes $350K for defamation

Misidentifying a Miami restaurateur as a federal fugitive of the same name cost the Baltimore City Paper a $350,000 jury verdict Thursday. After a four-day trial in U.S. District Court and only two and a half hours’ deliberation, the jury ...

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