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4th Circuit dismisses Md.’s emoluments claim against Trump

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. An electrical subcontractor who worked on the Trump International Hotel in Washington has sued a company owned by President Donald Trump for more than $2 million, alleging it was not fully paid. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (File Photo)

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

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

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

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, left, accompanied by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine, speaks during a news conference in June in Washington on to discuss their lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump based on the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.  (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

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

A schematic of 101 York looking north in Towson. The Greater Towson Council of Community Organizations, which represents 30 neighborhood groups in Baltimore County, wanted to challenge a zoning decision related to the mixed-used development, but the Court of Special Appeals last week held such umbrella groups generally lack standing. (Courtesy DMS Development LLC)

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

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

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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