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Feds charge 10 ex-NFL players with defrauding health care program (access required)

Ten former NFL players, including a former Raven and several who spent time on the Washington Redskins, face federal charges for allegedly defrauding the league’s health care benefit program, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. Former Redskins players Clinton ...

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Under Armour cuts revenue forecast, faces federal investigation (access required)

Following the revelation over the weekend that the federal government is investigating its accounting practices, Under Armour reported Monday that third-quarter revenues dropped 1% and said that it expects revenues for the year to fall short of expectations. The Baltimore-based ...

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Impact of Supreme Court opinion on asset forfeiture unclear in Maryland (access required)

Last week’s unanimous Supreme Court decision that the Eighth Amendment’s excessive fines clause applies to the states is garnering praise, but it is unclear how much the decision’s impact will be felt in Maryland, where legislators have been chipping away at ...

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Baltimore consent decree case to proceed despite federal shutdown (access required)

The federal judge overseeing the Baltimore consent decree refused to postpone deadlines while the U.S. Department of Justice grapples with the government shutdown that began Dec. 21, but work should continue under the department’s contingency plan. Submissions are due this ...

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Md. immigration attorneys: Quotas on judges will impede due process (access required)

Nicole M. Whitaker knows the federal immigration courts are backlogged and overburdened; she already has cases scheduled in 2021. But she and other Maryland immigration lawyers say the Trump administration’s recent announcement of production quotas for immigration judges does not solve the problem.

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Woman claims excessive force, negligent training by Baltimore police in ’15 arrest (access required)

A Baltimore woman who was forcibly removed from her vehicle during a 2015 traffic stop has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore and the police department alleging a pattern and practice of unconstitutional policing contributed to the incident. D’Wan Whetstone’s ...

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