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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court

City opposes paying full settlement to woman who sued over ‘gag orders’

Despite public assurances that the city will no longer impose or enforce clauses restricting speech in police misconduct settlement agreements, Baltimore is arguing that it should not have to pay the woman whose federal lawsuit prompted the policy change. Ashley ...

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Female surgeon accuses Hopkins of gender discrimination

A female surgeon and former faculty member at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging she faced “persistent and corrosive gender bias” during her employment that culminated in her termination this year. Kimberley Eden Steele came ...

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Feds charge 10 ex-NFL players with defrauding health care program

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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Military families allege mold, other hazards in Fort Meade housing

Ten families living on base at Fort Meade filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging the property management company for the base has allowed them to be exposed to hazardous conditions, including toxic mold. The 14-count complaint, filed in U.S. District ...

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City to approve $8M settlement with police trainee shot in 2013

Baltimore is prepared to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit with a police trainee who was shot in the head during a training exercise in 2013. Raymond Gray’s lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and Officer William Scott Kern ...

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Ravenell pleads not guilty to federal charges; trial set for December

Baltimore attorney Kenneth W. Ravenell pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering charges Wednesday, and his trial was scheduled to begin Dec. 9. Ravenell appeared in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt Wednesday for an arraignment, according to a news release from ...

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Ravenell must remain in Md., DC and notify clients of federal charges

GREENBELT — A Baltimore attorney facing federal racketeering charges appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court, where he received conditions for his continued release, including a restriction on travel. Kenneth W. Ravenell, 60, is accused of receiving payments from a drug trafficker ...

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