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Washington lawyer accused of throwing live power line at driver

SILVER SPRING — A Washington lawyer is accused of throwing a live power line at another motorist during a road-rage incident in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Montgomery County police say 32-year-old Richard Bialczak of College Park faces a variety ...

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Judges to probe leak of $35M pollution settlement deal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A closed-door review of documents, prepared to inform nearly 600 West Virginia coalfield residents of a $35 million deal to settle their water pollution claims, may help identify who leaked settlement details to The Associated Press, a ...

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Court of Appeals: Lawyer’s ignorance was a partial excuse

A lawyer who deposited his retainer into an operating account was not being intentionally dishonest, the Court of Appeals held. Attorney Joseph Tauber said he was unaware he needed a client trust account because he had never received funds “up ...

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Baltimore lead-paint lawyer disbarred after pilfering clients for personal gain

The state’s top court has disbarred a Baltimore lawyer for altering client files to make them less attractive to the firm he was working for so he could pick up the clients when he opened his own solo practice. In ...

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Lawyers in Bethesda yoga shop killing suggest mental health defense

ROCKVILLE — Lawyers for a woman charged with killing a co-worker at an upscale yoga clothing shop in Bethesda say they plan to call at least one mental health expert at the October trial. The statements in court Wednesday lay ...

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