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Lawyers’ immunity upheld in fraud suit by ex-NFL player

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut appeals court has ruled that ex-NFL player/investment firm founder Bob Simms can’t sue his former wife’s lawyers for fraud during a long-running divorce and alimony case, saying they’re protected by a centuries-old doctrine called absolute ...

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Court of Appeals ponders Holton immunity

ANNAPOLIS — State prosecutors Thursday urged Maryland’s top court to reinstate bribery and perjury charges against Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton, who allegedly voted in favor of tax breaks for developers who had made an indirect payment to her. ...

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