SILVER SPRING — A federal judge on Wednesday said she will require a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility, but she isn’t ordering the immediate release of medically vulnerable prisoners. During a hearing, U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis said the written order […]
One of Maryland's largest counties on Sunday asked a federal judge to throw out a civil rights group's lawsuit that claims its jail has failed to stop an “uncontrolled” coronavirus outbreak or properly care for infected prisoners.
An investment adviser was convicted Wednesday of charges she defrauded investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she used to pay more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off federal investigators.
An investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme spent nearly three-quarters of a million dollars on prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off a federal investigation and save her failing business, according to testimony at her trial this week.
The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Paula Xinis to be a judge on the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt.
Paula Xinis, whose nomination to the federal bench has been mired for eight months in election-year politics, will likely get a full-Senate vote soon on whether she takes a seat on the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt.