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Former court employee sues Baltimore clerk’s office for gender bias

A former employee of the Baltimore City Circuit Court filed a federal lawsuit against the clerk’s office Thursday, alleging she was fired in retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination. Erica Lunn claims she filed complaints internally saying that the dress code for ...

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Chabad house sues Baltimore County over demolition order


The operators of a Jewish outreach program are suing Baltimore County for discrimination over an expansion for their Chabad house. The Friends of Lubavitch, the rabbi designated to reside in the Towson Chabad House, and students and alumni who used ...

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MSBA panel: Legal profession still falls short in combating sexual harassment

OCEAN CITY — The legal profession has made important strides to combat gender discrimination and sexual harassment in recent years, but there remains work to be done, according to a panel discussion at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Legal Summit and ...

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State outlines appeal of liability, injunction in HBCU litigation

Nearly five years after a federal judge found Maryland's state colleges and universities failed to effectively desegregate, the state will get to challenge on appeal that ruling and the subsequently ordered injunctive relief.

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Tow company owner awarded $259K in discrimination lawsuit against PG town

A Prince George's County jury has awarded more than $250,000 to a Palestinian-American man who took over a towing company that provided services Riverdale Park but was prevented from continuing that business relationship by town officials and police.

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Baltimore jury awards $113K to woman fired after cancer diagnosis

A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $113,000 to a Hampstead woman who was fired weeks after informing her employer she had breast cancer. Kelly Rankin was awarded $37,800 each for economic damages, emotional distress damages and punitive damages on ...

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