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Legal Aid to settle lawsuit with Montgomery Co. over no-trespass order (access required)

Maryland Legal Aid and Montgomery County are preparing to settle a federal lawsuit over a no-trespass order issued by county police to Legal Aid employees who attempted to visit migrant farmworkers at a local farm, according to court filings. The ...

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Montgomery Co. police officer appeals denial of immunity in Legal Aid free speech lawsuit (access required)

A Montgomery County police officer facing a civil suit for issuing a no-trespass order to Legal Aid employees who attempted to visit migrant farmworkers at a local farm is appealing a federal judge’s denial of qualified immunity protection. The county and officer ...

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Md. Legal Aid: Elimination of Legal Services Corp. would be ‘catastrophic’ (access required)

The proposed elimination of the federal Legal Services Corp. under the President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget would have “catastrophic” effects on Maryland Legal Aid, the state organization’s leader said Thursday. Maryland Legal Aid receives more than $4 million annually – ...

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Study finds errors, due process violations in rent courts statewide (access required)

Judges presiding over rent court cases throughout Maryland are failing to properly apply state law and ensure landlords’ compliance, according to a new study conducted by Maryland Legal Aid. The nonprofit organization looked at a random sample of failure-to-pay-rent cases ...

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MLSC awards $1M for foreclosure prevention help (access required)

The Maryland Legal Services Corporation has awarded a total of $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations that will use the funds to provide foreclosure prevention legal services to low-income residents. The grant funds come from a portion ...

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40 years for Kramon & Graham, $40K for Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council (access required)

Forty years after the founders of Kramon & Graham P.A. hung out their shingle, the Baltimore law firm decided to commemorate the milestone anniversary with a gift to the community. Although the firm’s attorneys have been involved with dozens of ...

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