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Judge throws out suit against Montgomery College

ROCKVILLE — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a conservative foundation against Montgomery College in Maryland over a school policy it said illegally offered reduced tuition to illegal immigrants. A Montgomery County judge ruled Thursday that the plaintiff ...

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Contributory negligence standard safe for now

Maryland’s top court cannot switch, by rule, the standard for plaintiffs’ recovery in personal injury cases where they were partially at fault, according to a draft report released Thursday by its rules committee. After reviewing how the vast majority of ...

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Expert links anxiety to Exxon Mobil leak

Jurors in Jacksonville residents’ mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. received a refresher course of sorts Monday as the trial stemming from a massive gas station leak entered its third month. Dr. Abdul Malik, a Towson psychiatrist hired by The ...

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Lawyers seek to double fees in Indian claims case

WASHINGTON — Lawyers representing Native Americans helped win a record $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government. Now they want a judge to double their fees. Instead of being paid up to $99.9 million, as initially agreed, attorney Dennis Gingold ...

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Enoch Pratt library settles discrimination lawsuit

The Enoch Pratt Free Library’s $100,000 settlement of an employee’s disability discrimination lawsuit was approved by the Baltimore Board of Estimates Wednesday, but the agreement between the city library system and the woman will have to be modified to remove ...

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