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Baltimore Sun
Protecting Baltimore's lead paint victimsThe list of adverse health impacts associated with childhood lead exposure is s
Protecting Baltimore's lead paint victims
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
The list of adverse health impacts associated with childhood lead exposure is seemingly without end, but perhaps the most serious are the neurological effects. Even what were once thought to be harmless levels of lead exposure can, in a child with a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Notable Morgan State University alumniFrom 1996 to 2013, Robert M. Bell served as Chief Judge on the Maryland Court o
Notable Morgan State University alumni
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
From 1996 to 2013, Robert M. Bell served as Chief Judge on the Maryland Court of Appeals. Bell had been a judge at every level on the Maryland Courts system. He majored in history and political science and attended Dunbar High School.... Read more
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Washington Post
ACLU files complaint against Pocomoke City for firing black police chief behind closed doorsPeople wait to get into city hall July 13 to support fired Pocomoke City police
ACLU files complaint against Pocomoke City for firing black police chief behind closed doors
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
People wait to get into city hall July 13 to support fired Pocomoke City police chief Kelvin Sewell. Sewell claims he was fired because he would not dismiss two police officers after they had filed racial discrimination complaints. (Matt McClain/The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Delegate: Md. housing chief's remarks reveal questionable judgmentAlthough it was certainly heartening that Lt. Gov. Rutherford distanced the Hog
Delegate: Md. housing chief's remarks reveal questionable judgment
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Although it was certainly heartening that Lt. Gov. Rutherford distanced the Hogan Administration from the remarks made by Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth Holt at the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) summer... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
(Lead) poisoning the wellThe claim Friday by Housing Secretary Kenneth C. Holt that certain mothers — re
(Lead) poisoning the well
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The claim Friday by Housing Secretary Kenneth C. Holt that certain mothers — read largely poor, black and living in Baltimore — would knowingly poison their children with lead weights for free housing is disturbing on multiple levels, revealing a... Read more
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Officer.com
Maryland Court Allows DNA to be Used in Future CasesDNA collected during police investigations can be used indefinitely to find pot
Maryland Court Allows DNA to be Used in Future Cases
Officer.com / Posted 14 days ago
DNA collected during police investigations can be used indefinitely to find potential matches at crime scenes under a court ruling being hailed by law enforcement but criticized by defense attorneys who fear government overreach. Maryland's highest... Read more
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The Daily Record
Law Digest – Aug. 12, 2015Maryland Court of Appeals Criminal Procedure, Jury instructions: Where State’s
Law Digest – Aug. 12, 2015
The Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
Maryland Court of Appeals Criminal Procedure, Jury instructions: Where State’s witness was given reasonable protective housing before testifying at defendant’s criminal trial, witness had not received a “benefit” within the meaning of the Maryland... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
In Havre de Grace, festival sees protest against former councilman convicted of sex offenseAs families browsed the selection of seafood and frozen treats at the Havre de
In Havre de Grace, festival sees protest against former councilman convicted of sex offense
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
As families browsed the selection of seafood and frozen treats at the Havre de Grace Seafood Festival on Friday, protesters circulated fliers cautioning attendees about one of the event's vendors. More than a dozen people handed out literature about... Read more
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The Daily Record
Disbarred for being a luddite? It could happen.“I’m not a technology person.” “I have someone in my firm that handles that tec
Disbarred for being a luddite? It could happen.
The Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
“I’m not a technology person.” “I have someone in my firm that handles that technology stuff.” “I remember the times when pencils were technology.” “I just learned how to fax!” Sound familiar? Lots of lawyers are either ignorant to technology or are... Read more
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The Daily Record
Law Digest – Aug. 6, 2015Maryland Court of Appeals Civil Procedure, Jury demand: Where an amended compla
Law Digest – Aug. 6, 2015
The Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
Maryland Court of Appeals Civil Procedure, Jury demand: Where an amended complaint with an accompanying jury demand contained only one new count, which was dismissed for failure to state a claim, that new issue and timely jury demand were... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Md. high court affirms $18.5 million jury verdict in inmate killingMaryland's highest court has affirmed an $18.5 million jury verdict in the 2005
Md. high court affirms $18.5 million jury verdict in inmate killing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Maryland's highest court has affirmed an $18.5 million jury verdict in the 2005 killing of an man by a fellow inmate aboard a prison bus. Cary J. Hansel, an attorney for the victim's family, said the initial jury award against the state has swelled... Read more
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South Maryland News
St. Mary’s prosecutor finds families of homicide victims, as convicts’ cases returnSt. Mary’s prosecutors preparing for trials are required to contact victims or
St. Mary’s prosecutor finds families of homicide victims, as convicts’ cases return
South Maryland News / Posted 1 months ago
St. Mary’s prosecutors preparing for trials are required to contact victims or their families, in accordance with the office’s policy and victims’ rights laws. That keeps those victimized by criminal activities abreast of court proceedings, and helps... Read more

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