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  • Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire

    Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire
    Nobody asked me, but… A judge who orders an electric shock to silence a criminal defendant who refuses to shut up during a court proceeding has relinquished his eligibility for retirement duty on the bench. This is alleged to have happened when...
  • Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction

    Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction
    Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring. Then 26, English started as a medical assistant for Dr. William Dando in the spring of 2012, helping him with laser surgeries and other...
  • Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling

    Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling
    As the state's highest court upheld this week a Harford County rape conviction based on DNA collected from the arm of a police station chair, a veteran judge issued a stark warning about the consequences of the ruling. "The majority's approval of such...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • Court upholds shooter's conviction in murder-for-hire plot

    Court upholds shooter's conviction in murder-for-hire plot
    A man convicted in a 2010 fatal shooting at a Hess gas station in exchange for $9,000 argued unsuccessfully that he should get a new trial because the judge in his case had once been the target in a similar scheme. The Court of Special Appeals upheld...
  • Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically

    Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically
    As three lawyers for Maryland Live casino entered a federal courtroom Friday morning, it seemed that a list containing information on hundreds of high rollers was on the line, a trove they suspected had been taken by a former employee who had left for a...
  • Judge: Federal government violated Fair Labor Standards Act during shutdown

    A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that they could soon be eligible for a payout. U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith...
  • Man who claimed intervention in rape charged in the attack

    Man who claimed intervention in rape charged in the attack
    As detectives were investigating a rape that had occurred in West Baltimore, the phone rang in the sex offense unit. On the line was a "concerned citizen" who said that a man named Corey Braxton had tried to help save a woman from being raped on North...
  • Raising attendance rates in Baltimore City schools [Letter]

    Raising attendance rates in Baltimore City schools [Letter]
    We read with interest Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton's commentary about the challenges ahead for the city's schools ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). As he indicates, one of the greatest barriers to student achievement is attendance, where...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Marc B. Noren, family law attorney

    Marc B. Noren, family law attorney
    Marc B. Noren, a family law attorney and former manager for the Civil Division of the Clerk's Office of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, died of respiratory failure on Aug. 25, at his home in Pikesville. He was 59 and had suffered for several years...
  • Westport development saga to continue in bankruptcy court

    Westport development saga to continue in bankruptcy court
    Developer Patrick Turner again put off possible foreclosure on the South Baltimore waterfront he wants to redevelop as the parties agreed Monday in backruptcy court to an Oct. 24 hearing on all matters in the case. The delay gives Turner's Inner Harbor...