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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court

Lawyer’s suit against judges dismissed (access required)

Criminal defense lawyer Alexander Zeno accused federal district judges in Puerto Rico of making a “mockery” of justice and of being dishonest, biased and unintelligent. When the court responded by suspending him for three months, Zeno, who lives in Montgomery ...

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Opinions – 10/17/11: U.S. District Court, Maryland (access required)

Civil Procedure Habeas corpus petition custody requirement BOTTOM LINE: Mandatory sex offender registration does not meet the requirements of custody for purposes of federal habeas relief, and therefore petition for writ of habeas corpus, which was filed after petitioner’s criminal ...

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Clean Green Fuel owner backs out of plea deal in $9M case (access required)

A Perry Hall man accused of selling $9 million worth of phony clean energy credits reversed course on a plea agreement minutes before his 1 p.m. arraignment in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday. Instead of entering a ...

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FBI agents note disclosure lapses in Currie trial

FBI agents testified Thursday about financial disclosure lapses in a federal bribery case against state Sen. Ulysses Currie, who is charged with selling his influence in Annapolis to do favors for a grocery store chain. Prosecutors focused on state financial ...

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Opinions – 10/11/11: U.S. District Court (access required)

Civil Procedure Personal jurisdiction BOTTOM LINE: District court did not have personal jurisdiction in a civil action against defendant membership organization, where organization’s only related business activity was operating a website used by members throughout the world, including some Maryland ...

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