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Tag Archives: COVID-19

High court upholds Barbera’s statute-of-limitations suspension

Maryland’s then top judge acted within her constitutional authority in suspending the deadline for filing civil claims as she closed the clerks’ offices to stanch the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the state’s high court unanimously ruled Wednesday. In its ...

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Maryland courts return to pre-COVID operation status

Maryland’s courts will return to normal operations next week, marking the first time since March 2020 that the judiciary hasn’t run under a phased COVID-19 reopening plan. In a series of orders issued Monday, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge ...

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Florida man pleads guilty to $175K unemployment fraud scheme in Maryland

A Florida man pleaded guilty in federal court in Maryland to obtaining tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent unemployment funds using information from identity theft victims. Christopher K. Guy, 30, of Tampa, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire ...

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Supreme Court skeptical of Biden’s workplace vaccine rule

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated and mostly masked, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared skeptical Friday of the Biden administration’s authority to impose a vaccine-or-testing requirement on the nation’s large employers. The court seemed more open to a separate vaccine mandate ...

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