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Baltimore considering 6 teams for police reforms monitor (access required)

Six teams are vying to become an independent monitor over police reforms in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports that the six teams were chosen as finalists from a list of more than two dozen applicants for the job. The team selected will ...

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Top court weighs start date for lawyers-at-bail requirement (access required)

An attorney for indigent people said Maryland’s top court should immediately implement its landmark decision that they have a right to counsel at initial bail hearings, while a lawyer for the state urged a delay at least until the start of the fiscal year on July1.

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Mirviss to head Venable’s Rockville office (access required)

Mitchell Y. Mirviss, a prominent appellate attorney and a pro bono advocate whose cases have set new standards in state and federal courts — including the U.S. Supreme Court — will take on a new challenge on Jan. 1 when he becomes partner-in-charge of Venable LLP’s Rockville office.

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Chicken-farm lawsuit in judge’s hands (access required)

Both sides in a closely watched lawsuit over alleged pollution of a Chesapeake Bay tributary by a Berlin-based farmer and Perdue Farms Inc. have wrapped up their cases in U.S. District Court in Baltimore — but the verdict will not be in for more than a month.

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