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After mediation fails, college segregation case returns to 4th Circuit

Litigation over segregation at Maryland’s colleges will return to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after six months of court-ordered mediation failed. The 4th Circuit in January ordered the parties, the Maryland Higher Education Commission and a coalition representing ...

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4th Circuit orders parties to settle dispute over Md. college segregation

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered mediation for Maryland and its historically black institutions rather than ruling on cross-appeals argued last month in a lawsuit that dates back to 2006. The court issued a per curium order ...

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4th Circuit panel hears arguments in dispute over segregation at Md. colleges

An appellate panel will determine whether to allow a sweeping order to desegregate Maryland’s historically black institutions to stand after hearing arguments Tuesday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on cross-appeals from the parties to a lawsuit filed ...

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4th Circuit sets December argument date for HBCU case

The parties to lengthy litigation over the treatment of historically black colleges and universities in Maryland will argue cross-appeals of a trial judge’s liability and remedy orders before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in December. The appellate court ...

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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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