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 2020-08-04 12:43 

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Hogan orders ban on blanket school closings in Maryland...

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan issued an amendment to an emergency order on Monday, giving local school systems across Maryland the authority to determine when to open their schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. The order would impact a private school...

 2020-08-04 01:29 

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August 4, 2020...
 2020-08-03 23:11 

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US Treasury projects record Q3 borrowing of $947 billion...

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department is projecting government borrowing of $947 billion in the current July-September period, which would be a record for the quarter but down from the all-time high of $2.75 trillion in this year's second quarter...

 2020-08-03 23:00 

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August 3, 2020...
 2020-08-03 22:38 

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Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing the federal-owned corporation for hiring foreign workers. Trump told reporters at the White House that he was formally removin...

 2020-08-03 20:53 

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Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than four months to reveal that her cancer had returned and that she was undergoi...

 2020-08-03 20:45 

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City police leaders seek legislation to allow officers to be fired...

Leaders of the Baltimore City Police are asking a legislative commission to make recommendations for legislation that would allow for the firing of officers charged with crimes before a trial. The department, which is subject to a consent decree following...

 2020-08-03 20:29 

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Giant Food's warehouse expansion in Jessup to add 30 jobs...

Landover-based grocery chain retailer Giant Food Monday announced the expansion of its distribution warehouse in Jessup, Maryland which serves all 163 Giant Food stores throughout Maryland, Washington, Virginia and Delaware. The expansion will create 30 n...

 2020-08-03 20:18 

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Maryland startup addresses small businesses' inventory challenges...

A Bethesda-based startup says its product may help small businesses compete with Amazon. Ovalz, a digital inventory service co-founded by CEO Marvin Harris, addresses challenges small businesses face auditing manually. Harris' experiences as a social ...

 2020-08-03 20:07 

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Kaiser Permanente names mid-Atlantic region president...

Ruth Williams-Brinkley, RN, Monday was named president of Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, which serves 770,000 members throughout Washington, Maryland and northern Virginia. Williams-Brinkley joins the mid-Atlantic region from Kaiser Permane...

 2020-08-03 19:45 

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Howard County joins lawsuit against Homeland Security rule denying asylum seekers right to work...

Howard County is joining an amicus brief, filed by the State of New York, in support of the CASA complaint against the Trump Administration's rule to delay applicants for asylum from getting authorization to work while their application is processed. ...

 2020-08-03 19:44 

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4th Circuit revives gun dealer's challenge to Md. law...

A Maryland firearms dealer can pursue its constitutional challenge to the state's law and regulations requiring would-be handgun purchasers to be licensed before they can buy the weapon, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Atlantic Guns Inc. claims ...

 2020-08-03 19:33 

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Top 10 tips for brief writing...

A good brief writer starts with a solid skeleton and, after putting flesh on the bones, edits the document to tighten and simplify. What you ultimately file should be easy on the eyes and even easier on the brain. Here are some tips to help you get there:...

 2020-08-03 19:32 

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4 Md. areas share in $462M from USDA for water improvements...

Four Maryland jurisdictions will share in $462 million awarded Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to modernize critical drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across rural America. The town of Westernport received $595,000 in a loan...

 2020-08-03 18:28 

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Md. Immigration group joins Miles & Stockbridge...

Miles & Stockbridge announced Monday that two lawyers and two paralegals from a leading Maryland immigration law firm, Taylor & Ryan, have joined the firm. Frances O'Connell Taylor, a founding partner of Taylor & Ryan, a Pikesville immigration firm, j...

 2020-08-03 17:23 

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Some attorney bonuses will survive pandemic...

Welcome to Monday, the 46th anniversary of the final performance of A Little Night Music's original broadway run. Here are some news items to start your week. — Some lawyers will receive bonuses despite economic hard times. — Vulnerable in...

 2020-08-03 14:32 

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Aug. 3, 2020...
 2020-08-03 13:57 

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TASHA GAMBRELL v. MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC...

Civil litigation — Statute of limitations — Unjust enrichment This is an appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, the Honorable William C. Mulford, II, presiding, that dismissed Tasha Gambrell's proposed class-a...

 2020-08-03 13:55 

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MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC v. CLIFFORD CAIN, JR...

Civil litigation — Claim for damages — Timeliness Clifford Cain, Jr., filed a civil action in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City against Midland Funding, LLC. In it he asserted that a judgment obtained by Midland against him in a collection ...

 2020-08-03 13:51 

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JEAN RONEL MORENCY v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Excited-utterance exception Abuse takes on many forms. . . . And, unlike a piece of carved wood that lays bare the work of a knife's whittling, when the object of abuse is a human being, layers of shame, fear...

 2020-08-03 13:47 

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YASMIN HENRIQUEZ-LOPEZ v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Request to discharge counsel — Failure to conduct inquiry A jury in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted Yasmin HenriquezLopez, appellant, of sexual abuse of a minor and second-degree child abuse. The State co...

 2020-08-03 13:45 

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SEAN MORRIS v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress testimony — Fear of defendant On the afternoon of August 30, 2017, Troy Gladney was fatally shot eight times in Edmonson Village, a residential neighborhood in Baltimore City. After hearing eyewitness te...

 2020-08-03 13:42 

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MAMOUN K. ASHKAR, ET AL., v. TOWN OF RIVERDALE PARK, ET AL,...

Civil litigation — JNOV — Failure to provide direct evidence Appellants, Mamoun K. Ashkar ("Ashkar") and Greg's Towing, Inc. ("Greg's Towing"), request that we reverse the judgment of the Circuit Court for Prince George...

 2020-08-03 13:38 

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. TYRON GREEN...

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Motel room The State appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Talbot County which suppressed a quantity of crack cocaine the police seized from a motel room in which appellee, Tyron Gree...

 2020-08-03 13:36 

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JAMES CARETON v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Possession with intent to distribute A jury, sitting in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, convicted James Careton, the appellant, of an array of offenses arising from his having participated in...

 2020-08-03 13:34 

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ALEXANDER BATHULA v. ANNA L. TRAVIS, et al....

Estates and trusts — Personal representative — Failure to properly name This appeal arises from the circuit court's denial of Alexander Bathula's ("Appellant") Motion for Reconsideration, where it found that Appellant failed to...

 2020-07-31 22:27 

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Judge bans lawyers from identifying Epstein abuse victims...

NEW YORK — The judge presiding over the criminal case against a British socialite charged with recruiting teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse said Friday that her attorneys are not permitted to publicly identify accusers ev...

 2020-07-31 20:08 

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Pandemic has Md. businesses singing the wedding bell blues...

Maryland's wedding industry faces unique challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. Statewide social distancing guidelines still prohibit large gatherings, and, unlike restaurateurs and retailers, wedding vendors and venues must schedule everything...

 2020-07-31 19:57 

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When indecision rules...

Months ago, I can recall optimists speculating that COVID-19 and its vast economic damage would be winding down by Memorial Day. They just failed to specify which Memorial Day. Meanwhile, in the M&A environment, we've seen the majority of qualified bu...

 2020-07-31 19:49 

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Editorial Advisory Board: Dealing with a COVID-19 bar exam...

Unless you are a recent law school grad preparing to take (and pass) the examination prerequisites to practice law in Maryland, the information in this editorial likely will be news to you. It was news to many members of this editorial board all of whom a...

 2020-07-31 19:00 

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USDA gives rural Md. a $13M broadband upgrade...

The Trump Administration friday announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $13 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Maryland. This investment is part of the $100 mill...

 2020-07-31 18:41 

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Md. extends unemployment benefits for additional 13 weeks...

The Maryland Department of Labor Friday announced the state has begun offering an additional 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits through the Federal-State Extended Benefits program. Under federal and state law, the Extended Benefits program is ava...

 2020-07-31 18:40 

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Court OKs dismissal of late-filed charges against Baltimore police...

Administrative charges against 15 Baltimore police officers were properly dismissed because department officials failed to literally sign off on the formal charges within the one-year statute of limitations, Maryland's second-highest court ruled Thurs...

 2020-07-31 18:31 

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Former president of Cecil Bank pleads guilty to federal charges...

Mary Beyer Halsey, the former president and CEO of Cecil Bank, pleaded guilty Friday to the federal charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, receipt of a bribe by a bank official, and false statement in bank records, in connection with the straw purcha...

 2020-07-31 18:30 

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GERALD D. FULLER v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Time served awaiting trial On October 24, 1979, Gerald D. Fuller, appellant, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape, and robbery with a deadly weapon, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. That same day,...

 2020-07-31 18:26 

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ALEX J. STANLEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — First-degree assault Following trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, a jury found Alex J. Stanley, appellant, guilty of first-degree assault. The court sentenced appellant to twenty-five years&#...

 2020-07-31 18:24 

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DEVON WHITE v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop Devon White, appellant, entered a conditional guilty plea in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City to one count of possession of a regulated firearm with a nexus to a drug traffick...

 2020-07-31 18:22 

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JASON ALCINDOR v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Hot-blooded response A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Jason Alcindor of second-degree murder. The trial court sentenced Alcindor to 30 years' incarceration. Now on appeal, Alc...

 2020-07-31 18:20 

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EDWARD EFFION HILL v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal law — Ex post facto — Crime of violence In 2011, appellant Edward Effion Hill was convicted of first-degree assault and related firearm crimes. At the time of Hill's conviction, he had an essentially unrestricted right to file pet...

 2020-07-31 18:17 

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LANIER LANDAU BRIGHT, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND...

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search warrant Appellant Lanier Landau Bright Jr. appeals the judgment of conviction in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Appellant prese...

 2020-07-31 18:15 

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LEONARD MERRIMAN, IV v. AXE PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT, LLC...

Civil litigation — Motion for judgment — Sufficiency of evidence The parties to this appeal from the Circuit Court for Prince George's County are Leonard Merriman, IV and AXE Properties and Management, LLC, as purchaser and seller, respect...

 2020-07-31 05:23 

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Michael Flynn case to be reheard by full DC appeals court...

WASHINGTON A federal appeals court in Washington will take a second look at a judge's effort to scrutinize the Justice Department's decision to drop its case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The ...

 2020-07-31 04:38 

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Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll...

WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy plunging by a record-shattering 32.9% annual rate last quarter and is still inflicting damage across the country, squeezing already struggling businesses and forcing a wave of layoffs that ...

 2020-07-31 02:18 

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July 31, 2020...
 2020-07-31 01:49 

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Body cameras don't make police more accountable...

The death last spring of George Floyd has led to calls for greater accountability for police, appeals that are both reasonable and familiar. One way departments have responded to earlier such demands, following similar such incidents, has been to adopt bo...

 2020-07-31 01:40 

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Housing on a level playing field...

ack the 1960s, at another time when the nation was reckoning with issues of race and racism, a series of landmark laws were passed: the Civil Rights Act of 1964, ending segregation in places of public accommodation and barring discrimination by employers ...

 2020-07-31 01:34 

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5G technology is Maryland's future...

While the way we communicate, work and live has evolved in recent years, the rate of change has accelerated dramatically in the last few months. The novel coronavirus has forced us to stay home and revealed just how much we rely on technology to go about ...

 2020-07-30 21:42 

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Serafini to resign; earned bipartisan respect as budget expert...

Sen. Andrew Serafini, a western Maryland Republican who built respect among his Republican and Democratic peers as a trusted voice on budgetary issues, will resign effective Aug. 1. Serafini had talked about departing the legislature for well over a year ...

 2020-07-30 21:33 

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Mulch, cigarette butts don't mix, Md. high court says...

A commercial landowner knew or should have known that one of the many cigarette butts being tossed into mulch on its property could cause a fire that would harm neighbors, Maryland's top court unanimously ruled this week in saying a Capitol Heights fa...

 2020-07-30 21:28 

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Extra $600 in jobless aid set to lapse as talks deadlockled...

WASHINGTON — A deadlocked Senate on Thursday exited Washington for the weekend without acting to extend a $600 per-week expanded jobless benefit that has helped keep both families and the economy afloat as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak ha...

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