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D.C. circuit reviewing judge’s alleged misconduct

WASHINGTON — A council of federal judges in Washington will look into a misconduct complaint against a conservative judge who is alleged to have made racially discriminatory comments. Judge Edith Jones of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of ...

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4th Circuit affirms ruling against ex-restaurant owner

The former owners of a defunct Owings Mills bar and grill have lost another round in their claim that their ex-landlord violated federal civil rights laws by trying to drive them out of business because more black people were frequenting the restaurant.

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Former female guard alleges sexual assault, harassment

A former state corrections officer was assaulted by a boss who implied she could advance through sexual favors and harassed by fellow officers who called her “Barbie” and pulled on her hair, according to a complaint filed last week in federal court.

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N.Y. attorney general: NFL must act on sexual orientation concern

ALBANY, N.Y.  — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged the NFL on Tuesday to investigate whether possible draft picks were improperly asked about their sexual orientation during the league’s combine, which he said would be illegal in New York. ...

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