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UMBC pays to settle defamation claims from ex-baseball players accused of rape

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has paid $450,000 to settle with three former baseball players who said they were wrongfully accused of rape while enrolled at the school and defamed by the student newspaper, which published their names. As ...

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What would you do with a $1 award in attorney’s fees?

Welcome to Monday, the 74th anniversary of the first Little League World Series championship game.  The Maynard Midget League of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, defeated the Lock Haven All Stars of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 16-7. Here are some news items to get ...

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Court revives Cumberland zoo’s defamation claim against PETA

A Cumberland zoo can pursue its defamation claim against an animal rights group that blogged about its federal lawsuit alleging the facility mistreated animals, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled last week. In its unreported decision, the Court of Special Appeals said ...

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Sandy Hook parents can pursue defamation claims

Welcome to Monday, the 60th anniversary of the first live televised presidential news conference, featuring President John F. Kennedy. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Texas Supreme Court lets parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School ...

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