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CSA lays into lawyer for ‘nonchalance’ on court orders

A Maryland appeals court took the unusual step last week of assailing a lawyer — in a reported opinion — for his “chronic disregard” of discovery requests and “nonchalant failure” to comply with a judge’s order, misbehavior that the court said justified the judge’s dismissal of the attorney’s medical malpractice case.

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More hearings added to WikiLeaks case calendar

FORT MEADE — An Army private accused in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history will be spending more time in court. A military judge said Wednesday she will double, from three to six, the number of pretrial ...

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Marine faces dismissal for Facebook images, ‘Nobama’ stickers

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine is facing dismissal from the military for posting Facebook images of President Barack Obama’s face superimposed on a jackass and for selling “Nobama” bumper stickers online, a prosecutor said Thursday. Sgt. Gary Stein, 26, ...

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Court of Appeals’ dismissals of cases after argument rose sharply in last 12 months

Twelve times in the past 12 months, the Maryland Court of Appeals has retroactively withdrawn its decision to consider an appeal after it had heard arguments in the case. That’s four times the number of similar withdrawals the state’s top ...

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Judge denies dismissal of Md. bomb plot charges

A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Baltimore man accused of plotting to bomb a military recruiting center. Judge J. Frederick Motz also denied a motion Wednesday to suppress evidence in the case of Antonio ...

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Feds seek dismissal of Loughner’s appeal over meds

PHOENIX — Prosecutors asked a court to dismiss an appeal by the Tucson shooting rampage suspect over his forced medication with psychotropic drugs. The dismissal request was made Friday with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jared Lee Loughner’s attorneys ...

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State Center foes seek to dismiss suit

Plaintiffs in a legal battle over the $1.5 billion State Center development have filed a motion to dismiss a countersuit filed last week by the state Department of Transportation and Department of General Services. The countersuit seeks $100 million in ...

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