| Jul 8, 2012
Paul A. Dorf, a former state senator and Baltimore City circuit judge who championed the use of arbitration and mediation as alternatives to an overcrowded court system, died of renal cancer Thursday at his home in Harbor Court. He was 86.
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Three years after an Arnold man was shot in his home during a scuffle with Anne Arundel County police, the trial of his lawsuit claiming officers overreacted and violated his rights is scheduled to begin Tuesday afternoon.
Michael A. Housley, and his...
| Sep 22, 2012
Since Baltimore City Hall contended in a federal lawsuit last year that a group of international banks conspired to keep a key interest rate benchmark low, more municipalities and private companies have started to investigate potential losses because of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to stop Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's technology office from installing a new phone system, alleging the administration used an "underhanded, illegal technique" to bypass the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The law firm of prominent lawyer and Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is handling without charge Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's lawsuit against the Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to install a new city phone system that Pratt says illegally...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:02 PM
The family of a 6-year-old special-needs student who died after he jumped from a moving school bus has filed an $80 million lawsuit alleging negligence on the part of the Baltimore school system and the contractor hired to transport him.
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Baltimore County is considering a lawsuit against Merrill Lynch in hopes of recovering millions lost in a bad investment five years ago.
County Council members met in a closed briefing with County Attorney Mike Field, members of County Executive Kevin...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:04 PM
A former midshipman who says she was raped twice while at the Naval Academy has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force officials to improve their response to sexual assaults at the service academies.
In a complaint filed Friday, the woman, now 22, says...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Carl O. Snowden, civil rights chief for the Maryland attorney general's office, was charged in Baltimore District Court with marijuana possession Friday — the same day he announced a voluntary leave of absence from his job — according to...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Carl O. Snowden, civil rights chief for the Maryland Attorney General's Office, was arrested for alleged marijuana possession Friday while he was on probation for a drunken-driving conviction, according to online court records.
He could face 60 days in...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Carl O. Snowden, the civil rights chief for the Maryland attorney general's office who was arrested on a drug charge last week, was in a car with a convicted felon in Druid Hill Park when city police officers smelled marijuana, according to court...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Just days after Comptroller Joan M. Pratt filed suit against the city, another prominent Baltimore official has filed notice of his intention to take City Hall to court.
Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway has formally notified the city of his...