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Aug 4, 2021

Lawyers who filed election lawsuit ordered to pay rivals’ fees

DENVER — A federal magistrate on Wednesday levied penalties against two Colorado attorneys for filing a class-action lawsuit that alleged the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump. The now-dismissed suit relied on baseless conspiracy theories spread by the former president and his supporters. It named elected officials in four swing states, Facebook, the […]

This Feb. 8, 2019 file photo shows The One Franklin Square Building, home of The Washington Post, in downtown Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File )
Jul 23, 2021

Washington Post reporter sues paper, alleging discrimination as a sexual assault victim

A Washington Post reporter sued the paper and several of its current and former editors, alleging discrimination against her as a victim of sexual assault.

Jun 14, 2021

Jewish group appeals after losing lawsuit over Chabad House in Towson

A Jewish organization is filing an appeal after a federal judge in Baltimore dismissed the group's religious-discrimination lawsuit over an expansion of its property in Towson.

May 28, 2021

Prince George’s jail chaplain job only open to Christians, federal lawsuit alleges

Applicants for a chaplain's job at a Prince George's County jail had to sign a statement affirming that they are Christians, a Muslim man claims in a federal lawsuit.

May 27, 2021

West Virginia transgender athlete law challenged in court

A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday challenging West Virginia’s new ban on transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges.

Mar 12, 2020

AG’s office to accept lawsuits served by email

New lawsuits against the state, agencies and officials can be served on the Maryland Office of the Attorney General by email, the office announced Thursday.

May 24, 2019

Local doctors seek dismissal from massive opioid litigation

Local doctors caught up in litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors lack both the massive legal teams and vast potential resources of their co-defendants, and they are asking judges to dismiss them from the complex lawsuits where their alleged wrongdoing is barely mentioned. Fourteen Maryland counties and 10 cities have filed lawsuits against companies like Purdue Pharma since [...]

Apr 1, 2019

Baltimore opposes dismissal of its bid to avoid paying GTTF judgments

Baltimore’s lawyer argued in court Monday that though abuses by the former members of the Gun Trace Task Force often occurred when they were on the job and even in uniform, the city should not be responsible for paying judgments obtained by their victims in dozens of potential lawsuits. Baltimore filed a complaint for declaratory judgment […]

Oct 21, 2018

Frosh goes on the offensive with Md. Defense Act

Since March of 2017, the attorney general has unilaterally joined a lawsuit against the federal government more than 20 times thanks to a new state law.

Apr 19, 2018

For survivors of Southwest engine explosion, what comes next?

Being on an airplane more than six miles in the air when an engine blows up and sends shrapnel through a window is an experience so scary that aviation lawyers say it's not just the family of the woman killed on a Southwest flight this week who could have a case.

Feb 27, 2018

DOJ to support lawsuits against companies selling opioids

The Justice Department says it will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers.

Feb 15, 2018

US House passes changes to ADA over activists’ objections

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove incentives for businesses to comply with the law. The ADA Education and Reform Act passed on a 225-192 vote, with 12 Democrats […]

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