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$5M asbestos verdict upheld by Court of Special Appeals

The Court of Special Appeals has affirmed a $5 million judgment against Georgia Pacific Corp. in favor of a University of Maryland nursing professor who lost a lung to mesothelioma after inhaling asbestos fibers that stuck to her grandfather’s work clothes in the late 1960s.

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Supreme Court upholds W.V. congressional districts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld West Virginia’s congressional redistricting plan against a challenge that small population variations among its three congressional districts violate the Constitution. The justices, in an unsigned opinion, reversed a lower federal court ruling ...

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Key voting rights clause upheld

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, rejecting an Alabama county’s challenge to the landmark civil rights law. The provision requires state, county and local governments with a history of ...

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D.C. gun restrictions upheld on appeal

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia can bar residents from owning assault weapons and require them to register their handguns without violating the Second Amendment, but the district must explain further why its numerous handgun registration requirements are necessary, a ...

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Former CareFirst CEO William Jews will receive entire $18M severance

Former CareFirst Inc. CEO William L. Jews will receive his entire $18 million severance package after the state’s highest court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from the Maryland Insurance Administration. The Court of Appeals’ decision ends a legal ...

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