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Oct 24, 2022

Football-injury defense gains no yardage in bank-fraud appeal

Today is Monday, the 77th anniversary of the day the United Nations Charter went into effect. Here are some other news items. — U.S. appeals court rejects disbarred lawyer’s football-related-head-injuries defense to bank fraud. — California judge rules for Christian baker who declined to provide a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. — Indiana judge […]

Apr 16, 2021

Hogan defends anti-BDS order against free speech challenge in 4th Circuit

Counsel for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told a federal appeals court Thursday that his order requiring bidders for state contracts to forswear boycotts against Israel does not violate the constitutional right of a software engineer seeking government work to freely express his personal opposition to the Middle Eastern nation. Hogan’s filing in the 4th U.S. […]

Mar 19, 2021

Ex-delegate appeals Hogan’s anti-BDS order to 4th Circuit

A software engineer and former Maryland legislator has urged a federal appeals court to revive his free-speech challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order requiring those bidding on state contracts to pledge they are not boycotting Israel and will not while under contract. Saqib Ali — a supporter of the boycott, divest and sanction Israel […]

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