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Top court disbars 3 lawyers in separate cases

The Court of Appeals has disbarred three attorneys in separate grievance cases, two of them dating back to the court’s 2009 term. The disbarred attorneys are: Saladin E. Shakir, of Bowie; Heung S. Park, of Catonsville; and Ranji M. Garrett, ...

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Court of Appeals: Out-of-state cellphone calls are fair game

Maryland police with a wiretap order can eavesdrop on cellphone conversations that take place entirely outside the state, a 5-2 Court of Appeals held Wednesday. The dissenters warned that the decision could enable police to monitor cellphone conversations anywhere in ...

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Resident loses suit for Farm Road easement

A Montgomery County resident is not entitled to an easement for an unrecognized road that runs by his house, the Court of Special Appeals has held. Gregg D. Bacon had filed the lawsuit in June 2006 against a number of ...

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Judge lets Belward Farms suit advance

The Johns Hopkins University has lost an attempt to dismiss a lawsuit in Montgomery County Circuit Court that charges it misused land rights at a historic farm where a 4.7 million-square-foot biotech park is planned. Judge Katherine D. Savage issued ...

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Administration seeks transparency for new partnerships

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation creating rules of the road for public-private partnerships in Maryland would create a predictable and transparent process for awarding such contracts, according to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. Brown, along with Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley and a dozen ...

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Board of Public Works puts off vote on I-95 travel plaza modernization

ANNAPOLIS – The Board of Public Works Wednesday deferred its decision on a disputed contract proposal to renovate two travel plazas on Interstate 95 in Harford and Cecil counties. The deferment pushes the board’s vote to its next meeting, March ...

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