A federal jury awarded Katrina Okoli $60,000 in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city of Baltimore over her retaliatory firing by the former executive director of the Baltimore Commission on Aging and Retirement Education. Okoli claimed she was forcibly ...Read More »
In her six-year fight with her former employer, the city of Baltimore, Katrina Okoli has managed to flout two maxims: that you can’t fight city hall and that those who represent themselves in court have a fool for a client. ...
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A recent federal case, Tuli v. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, demonstrates how costly it can be for a health care organization to fail to respond to complaints about discrimination and harassment. Dr. Sagun Tuli was hired in 2002 by Brigham ...Read More »
A former music director at a Gaithersburg church can sue her former employer for sexual harassment, but not retaliation, after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear appeals by both parties. The justices, without comment, let stand a September ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The number of reported sexual assaults at the nation’s three major military academies rose in the latest academic year from one year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pentagon. The Defense Department’s “Annual Report on ...Read More »
Labor & Employment Sexual harassment BOTTOM LINE: There existed a genuine issue of material fact as to whether assistant was subject to a hostile work environment, where assistant alleged that her supervisor repeatedly propositioned her to have sex with him, ...Read More »
After a five-year legal battle waged against her employer, the city of Baltimore, a female electrician who claimed she had to work in an environment punctuated with dirty pictures and profanity is set to wrap up the case. The Baltimore ...Read More »
A federal judge should not have dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the city of Baltimore and the former head of the Baltimore Commission on Aging and Retirement Education, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held. The decision revives ...Read More »
COURT OF APPEALS Bankruptcy Law, Repossession: A creditor may repossess a car when a debtor has filed bankruptcy and failed to reaffirm the indebtedness if the creditor elected Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions of the Commercial Law Article to ...
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Torts False arrest BOTTOM LINE: Police officer who arrested plaintiff for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault was entitled to summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of false arrest because plaintiff failed to make a showing that officer acted contrary to ...Read More »