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What would you do with a $1 award in attorney’s fees?

Welcome to Monday, the 74th anniversary of the first Little League World Series championship game.  The Maynard Midget League of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, defeated the Lock Haven All Stars of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 16-7. Here are some news items to get ...

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Failing bar exam didn’t stop would-be lawyer, but prison might

Welcome to Monday, the 123rd anniversary of the patenting of John Lee Love’s portable pencil sharpener. Here are some news items to get your holiday week started. — Two-time flunker of the bar exam gets sentenced to prison for illegally ...

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After filing for bankruptcy, Purdue Pharma may not be off the hook

Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy in the first step in a complex, multibillion-dollar plan by the maker of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits brought against it by state and local governments over the nation’s deadly opioid disaster. The company ...

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Md. local governments join litigation against opioid manufacturers

As local governments across Maryland combat the soaring cost of the opioid crisis, they’ve added a new strategy to their fight: litigation. Four Maryland counties — Anne Arundel, Cecil, Montgomery and Prince George’s — and Baltimore city have filed suit ...

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