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Tag Archives: conflict-of-interest

Florida prosecutor who made pro-choice statements remains suspended

Today is Monday, the 70th anniversary of the premiere of the television series “Adventures of Superman.” Here are some other news items. — Were a now-suspended Florida prosecutor’s pro-choice comments protected by the First Amendment? — Can a state set ...

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Skeptical Md. high court reviews Calvert County zoning ethics case

Local residents may challenge a commission’s zoning decision they allege was unlawfully reached based on the vote of a commissioner with a personal stake in the outcome, their attorney told a skeptical Maryland high court.

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‘Self-interested’ homeowners board must defend assessment, Md. court says

A North Bethesda homeowners association’s board composed entirely of townhouse owners must defend its decision to raise landscaping assessment fees on apartment dwellers against a claim the board members were self-interested, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled Thursday. In its reported decision, ...

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Prominent lawyer fights claims he violated ethics rules in seeking $25M fee

Did a well-known malpractice lawyer commit a potentially disbarrable offense in seeking – perhaps with the threat of a damaging public disclosure – a $25 million consulting gig with the University of Maryland Medical System while representing a woman whose ...

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Md. court weighs state’s liability when defending employees, immunizing itself

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland must be held liable for the full damages awarded when it defends a sued state employee who is later found liable for gross negligence on the job, a plaintiffs’ lawyer told Maryland’s top court Tuesday in seeking ...

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