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Contributory negligence: Allegations v. fact

As a new legislative session begins it is not unusual to find misleading op/ed pieces advocating positions that protect corporations from accountability for wrongful conduct.  Nevertheless, “A sneak attack on contributory negligence?” in the Jan. 14 issue of The Daily ...

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Attorney misconduct claims rise in Maryland

The relationship between Maryland lawyers and their clients apparently has soured in the past 18 months. Lawyers allegedly have been communicating less with their clients, dipping into client escrow funds more and engaging in more dishonesty, according to a report ...

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Bernstein names Elizabeth Embry, George Hazel to leadership posts

Baltimore City State’s Attorney-elect Gregg Bernstein has named two relatively young lawyers to “key leadership positions” in his administration, his first public hires since edging out longtime incumbent Patricia C. Jessamy in September’s primary election. George Hazel was a federal ...

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US lawyers look at criminal law in WikiLeaks probe

WASHINGTON — A senior defense official says lawyers from across government agencies are studying whether it might be possible to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act. The official says lawyers from the departments of Justice, State and ...

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