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RICHARD LARRY HORNBERGER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

I. Was the evidence sufficient to sustain appellant’s convictions for: A) stalking, and B) harassment? II. Did the trial court err when it failed to state on the record that appellant’s waiver of his right to a jury trial was knowing and voluntary as required under Md. Rule 4-246(b)

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Harassment by third parties can create exposure

A recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corp., serves as a reminder that employers can potentially be held liable not only for sexual or other harassment perpetrated by their own employees, but also for harassment carried out by third parties, such as employees of customers, vendors or other business associates.

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After appeal, jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case

Dead Sea Scrolls

A man convicted of using digital-age tools to impersonate and malign his father's academic rivals on the ancient subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls was sentenced Monday to two months in jail after the state's highest court tossed out some of his convictions — and with them, a state aggravated-harassment law.

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