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Law libraries around Baltimore trading in books for bytes

Ferguson, Schetelich & Ballew P.A.’s law library is a small, windowless room far away from the lawyers’ offices at the Baltimore firm. Network servers hum beneath the dim lights and multiple blue Ethernet cables burst through the ceiling tiles. Bookshelves ...

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Md. firms find ways to save money, but stop short of virtual mock trials

Cuts in litigation budgets have forced jury consultants to find creative ways to shave costs to keep their law firm clients happy. Law firms have turned to do-it-yourself methods, or cut back on mock-jurors’ hours, to slim down bills. Others ...

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WikiLeaks fights to stay online amid attacks

LONDON — Wikileaks struggled to stay online Friday as corporations and governments moved to cut its access to the Internet, a potentially crippling blow for an organization dedicated to releasing secret information via the web. The American company that directed ...

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Holiday sales encouraging, but are shoppers done?

NEW YORK — Holiday shoppers gave retailers a happy Thanksgiving weekend, crowding stores and malls more than last year. Add strong spending earlier this month and robust sales online, and retailers head into “Cyber Monday” encouraged. Particularly because many shoppers ...

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Amazon profits climb in 3Q but so do expenses

More shoppers flocked to Amazon.com Inc.’s website during the third quarter, helping the online retailer’s net income climb 16 percent and easily beat analyst expectations. However, the Seattle-based company said operating expenses climbed as it increased its ability to fill ...

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