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Man can’t sue U.S. agencies over records sharing

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the federal government cannot be sued for emotional distress after two agencies improperly shared a man’s medical records detailing his HIV status. “We hold that the Privacy Act does not unequivocally authorize ...

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Payments made to spur electronic health records

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland has made its first payments to medical providers and hospitals through the federal Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentive Program. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced Thursday that more than $2 million has been sent to the first group ...

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New-home sales fall, 2011 could be worst year yet

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who bought new homes fell for the third straight month in July, putting sales on track to finish this year as the worst on records dating back half a century. Sales of new homes ...

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Police department ‘personnel records’ excepted from MPIA

Records of an internal police investigation into the conduct of two officers are “personnel records” and thus cannot be released to a county inspector general reviewing whether a drunk-driving cover-up occurred, Maryland’s top court ruled Wednesday. With its 5-2 decision, ...

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Prison guard’s accused killer loses battle over mental-health records

The mental health treatment records of an inmate who is accused of killing a correctional officer must be turned over to a circuit court judge, the state’s highest court has said. Defense lawyers in the capital case against Lamar C. ...

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Justices reinstate mental health lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says Virginia’s advocate for the mentally ill can sue to force state officials to provide records relating to deaths and injuries at state mental health facilities. The justices, in a 6-2 ruling Tuesday, reinstated the ...

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Getaways: the 1860s

This weekend, Baltimore will commemorate 150 years since the Pratt Street Riot in 1861. Friday will kick off with a symposium by the Maryland Historical Society titled, “Land of the Free? The Fate of Civil Liberties in Baltimore in 1861.” ...

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