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Firefighter wins promotion, back pay in ‘reverse race discrimination’ case

A white member of the Baltimore City Fire Department who claimed he was the victim of reverse race discrimination won a promotion and back pay under a settlement that was finalized this month in federal court. Under the settlement, the ...

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UMBC pays to settle defamation claims from ex-baseball players accused of rape

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has paid $450,000 to settle with three former baseball players who said they were wrongfully accused of rape while enrolled at the school and defamed by the student newspaper, which published their names. As ...

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Baltimore jail plaintiffs, state agree to extend settlement agreement

A settlement agreement governing improvements at Baltimore jails, set to expire next June, will continue until 2022 after the plaintiffs and state agreed to extend it. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which was filed in 1971, filed a motion in ...

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Plaintiffs in Baltimore jail lawsuit allege failure to comply with settlement

Plaintiffs in a decades-long lawsuit over conditions at Baltimore’s jails are asking a federal judge to extend the life of their 2016 settlement with the state due to “overwhelming evidence” of noncompliance with its terms. The motion, filed Thursday in ...

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