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4th Circuit dismisses Md.’s emoluments claim against Trump (access required)

A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed Maryland’s lawsuit alleging corruption by President Donald Trump in the handling of his hotel property in Washington. In a published 3-0 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that Maryland has ...

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Judge dismisses Maryland’s lawsuit claiming nonenforcement of ACA (access required)

A federal judge Friday dismissed Maryland’s lawsuit seeking to have the Affordable Care Act declared constitutional and enforceable because the state currently lacks standing, but she left the door open for the lawsuit to be filed again later. U.S. District ...

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Court revives lawsuit against Baltimore-based optometry board (access required)

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by optometrist applicants who claim a data breach at the industry’s Baltimore-based examining board resulted in disclosure of their personal information to computer hackers who applied for credit cards in their ...

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Federal judge appears ready to let Md.’s emoluments claim proceed (access required)

A federal judge appears poised to permit Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump unconstitutionally received personal benefits via his hotel holdings while in office so long as the attorneys general amend ...

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Md. court: Homeowners’ group lacks standing to challenge zoning (access required)

Umbrella organizations of homeowners’ associations generally lack standing to challenge zoning decisions because they lack individual resident members who would be harmed by the rezoning, Maryland’s second-highest court said last week in rejecting a group’s bid to oppose redevelopment in ...

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Chipotle defeats Moe’s in restaurant dispute (access required)

Ruling in a Mexican-food standoff, a Maryland appeals court has ruled that Moe’s Southwest Grill had no legal standing to challenge an Annapolis zoning board’s decision to place a Chipotle’s Mexican Grill restaurant just about 500 feet from Moe’s waterfront location.

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Property owners lack standing in zoning-law cases, court says (access required)

In a defeat for those concerned about increased neighborhood traffic, Maryland’s top court has ruled property owners cannot challenge a comprehensive local rezoning ordinance in court unless they are taxpayers who have suffered a financial loss or increased taxes due to the new law.

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