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Bankruptcy judgment entered after ‘astonishing’ discovery violations

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A couple accused of running mortgage fraud schemes committed such “astonishing” discovery violations that the sanction imposed by a federal judge last week was a final judgment in the case. Vincent L. Abell, his wife, Marta Bertola, and their company, ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. KARIEM YOONUS AKA FARIEN YOONUS and DASHAWN PAYTON

Did the lower court act without authority when it set aside [a]ppellees’ convictions, permitted them to withdraw from their binding plea agreements and dismissed their indictments for the State’s technical violation of a scheduling order

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Top court weighs sanction in foreclosure docs case

Attorney Thomas P. Dore should be reprimanded rather than suspended for authorizing employees to sign his name on more than 100 foreclosure-related affidavits, because of the steps he took to correct and mitigate his serious ethical lapse, Dore’s lawyer told Maryland’s top court Wednesday.

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Moody’s may downgrade Penn State’s credit

NEW YORK — Moody’s Investors Service said Monday it may cut its rating on Penn State’s credit as the university deals with the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual-abuse case and sanctions against the school’s football team. The agency ...

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Top 5: ‘Let’s give it a shot in Baltimore’

The Court of Special Appeals’ decision to reverse much of a $150 million jury verdict against Exxon Mobil kicks off the list of the most-read law stories of the week. Also making the list is Maryland’s decision to join the ...

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