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Bel Air officers dismissed from Defend Life suit

A federal judge in Baltimore has dismissed Bel Air police officers as defendants in a lawsuit brought by anti-abortion demonstrators, finding the officers were simply acting as backup for Maryland state troopers and did not participate in the alleged constitutional-rights ...

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Judge denies stay in Maryland election robocalls civil suit

A federal judge has refused to halt a civil suit filed by Maryland’s attorney general over last-minute Election Day robocalls in the governor’s race. A lawyer for political operative Julius Henson sought the stay saying witnesses called before a grand ...

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WaMu reaches tentative deal with shareholders

WILMINGTON, Del. — Washington Mutual Inc. has reached a tentative agreement with shareholders that could resolve their long-standing objections to the bank holding company’s proposed reorganization plan. An attorney for WMI told a federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware on Tuesday ...

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Pro-life group challenging Montgomery Co. sign law in court

A federal judge in Greenbelt has blocked Montgomery County from enforcing one part of a sign requirement for pro-life pregnancy counseling centers while a challenge to the law is being litigated. Under Judge Deborah K. Chasanow’s ruling, the county can ...

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Florida judge strikes down Obama health care overhaul

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A federal judge declared the Obama administration’s health care overhaul unconstitutional Monday, siding with 26 states that sued to block it, saying that people can’t be required to buy health insurance. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson agreed ...

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