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  • Judge approves $190 million settlement in Dr. Nikita Levy case

    Judge approves $190 million settlement in Dr. Nikita Levy case
    A Baltimore judge on Friday approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Medicine and patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and filmed women during exams — a ruling that victims' attorneys praised as a step in their...
  • Baltimore County police department employee charged with marijuana possession

    Baltimore County police department employee charged with marijuana possession
    Baltimore County police have charged a civilian employee who worked in the department's Criminal Investigation Division after detectives found marijuana in her home Wednesday. Investigators searched the home of Susan M. Burke on Glenback Avenue in...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    All Together Now at Howard library branches
    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m....
  • Tribal law in America [Commentary]

    Tribal law in America [Commentary]
    An anthropologist looking back from some more enlightened future at American values and gender roles in this young century would learn much from the cases of Shaneen Allen and Ray Rice, concluding that we remain a highly patriarchal, tribal and violent...
  • Man on trial for 2013 murder will undergo another evaluation

    Man on trial for 2013 murder will undergo another evaluation
    A man being tried for the fatal stabbing of his ex-girlfriend in 2013 will undergo another evaluation Monday to determine whether he is competent to stand trial. Circuit Court Judge Ruth Ann Jakubowski called for the additional evaluations of Jeffrey...
  • Aberdeen man receives 12-year sentence for child porn possession, sexual abuse

    Aberdeen man receives 12-year sentence for child porn possession, sexual abuse
    A 21-year-old Aberdeen man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday for possessing child pornography and sexual abuse, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office. Marcus Smith will also spend 25 years under supervised probation upon his...
  • Judge orders additional competency evaluations for man accused in stabbing

    Judge orders additional competency evaluations for man accused in stabbing
    Baltimore County prosecutors will attempt Friday to resume the murder trial of Jeffrey Shiflett, whose courtroom outbursts caused a judge to call for additional psychiatric evaluations. The Annapolis man is accused of stabbing his former girlfriend to...
  • 'Top Chef' finalist Bryan Voltaggio pleads guilty to drunken driving charge

    'Top Chef' finalist Bryan Voltaggio pleads guilty to drunken driving charge
    Chef Bryan Voltaggio pleaded guilty to a drunk-driving charge in Baltimore district court Friday, according to online court records. The "Top Chef" finalist received probation before judgment, records show. Baltimore Police stopped Voltaggio at 12:20 a....
  • Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case

    Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case
    A Baltimore judge this week ruled to allow city prosecutors to withhold identifying witness information from defendants in the sweeping case against alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang. Judge Sylvester B. Cox on Tuesday granted a...
  • Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges

    Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges
    The founder of a Baltimore County-based company that provided insurance to nightclubs and bars who was previously charged with misleading regulators now faces additional charges. The new charges of wire fraud and money laundering mean Jeffrey Cohen,...
  • Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]

    Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]
    The commodification of American justice is nothing new. Those with means have always enjoyed better legal representation in the courts, presuming their wealth failed to shield them from arrest in the first place. Beyond wealth, sociological distinctions...
  • Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality

    Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake criticized the Police Department's handling of a high-profile police brutality investigation on Wednesday, and said she had directed the police commissioner to develop a "comprehensive" plan to address brutality in the...