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Richard Rombro, former Baltimore judge, dies at 91 (access required)

Retired Baltimore City Circuit Judge Richard T. Rombro, whose landmark 1998 ruling that Maryland’s anti-sodomy law could not be applied to consensual acts presaged the U.S. Supreme Court’s validation 17 years later of same-sex marriage as constitutionally protected,  died Tuesday ...

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Minority, woman-owned businesses allege federal loan bias (access required)

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

The federal government intentionally discriminated against minority- and woman-owned businesses in its recent distribution of nearly $350 billion in loans to save small companies desperate to survive amid the United States’ pandemic-induced economic freefall, struggling Maryland businesses allege in a ...

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