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Tag Archives: lawsuits

Share the road

Last week, I read an Above the Law post that really got my blood boiling. A North Carolina man was sentenced to just 120 days in prison after he shot a bicyclist in the head during a roadside confrontation — ...

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The 71-hour day and other billing practices

There’s alternative billing, as my colleague Danielle Ulman wrote about in Monday’s paper, and then there just might be Glenn C. Lewis’ alleged billing practices. Lewis had days with as many as 71 billable hours, and in a 16-month period ...

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Fifth District residency spat in Baltimore County goes YouTube

Mike Ertel decided last month not to take legal action against Bill Paulshock, one of his Democratic primary opponents in the Baltimore County Council’s Fifth District, over the allegedly incorrect address Paulshock lists on his voter registration form. Ertel’s campaign ...

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Nigeria will pay your contingency fee, counsel, just give us your bank account number…

It seems like anyone with an e-mail account could’ve seen this one coming. Last month, a Silver Spring attorney filed suit against the Federal Republic of Nigeria and its National Universities Commission, alleging he had been hired, but not paid, by the NUC ...

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