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Lawsuit says feds can’t force work during shutdown

WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest federal employee union says forcing some federal employees to work without pay during a government shutdown violates the U.S. Constitution. The American Federation of Government Employees has filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction to prevent ...

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Convicted murderer granted a new trial after Miranda rights violation

A detective undermined a convicted murderer’s Miranda rights by saying an interrogation was “between you and me, bud,” the Court of Appeals held Monday in granting a new trial to a Baltimore County man. Detective Steve Schrott used the phrase ...

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Edwards’ knowledge about spending probed

WASHINGTON — A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarital affair and out-of-wedlock child and whether he had other practices that pushed the bounds ...

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Asti flyer violated campaign conduct standard, panel finds

Alison L. Asti’s yellow-and-black Election Day flier was “likely to mislead” Anne Arundel County voters and therefore violated a standard of conduct that calls for “truthfulness and dignity” in judicial campaigns, an oversight panel said in an opinion released Thursday. ...

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Lawyer disbarred for neglecting clients

Maryland’s top court has unanimously disbarred an attorney who failed to keep his clients informed about the status of their personal-injury cases and to cooperate with Bar Counsel’s investigation of his lack of diligence. David E. Fox, in a one ...

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