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  • Leopold criminal trial draws ears of those with civil cases against him

    Leopold criminal trial draws ears of those with civil cases against him
    As Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold sat through his criminal misconduct trial, behind him sat people hoping the testimony and guilty verdict could bolster their pending civil cases. Two former county employees were there, seeking fodder for...
  • The State Center debacle

    The State Center debacle
    A Baltimore Circuit Court judge's decision to void the proposed $1.5 billion public-private partnership to redevelop the State Center office complex in Baltimore puts the state in a severe bind. It now faces both the immediate, practical concerns about...
  • Voice of 'Elmo' Kevin Clash hit with new underage sex suit

    Voice of 'Elmo' Kevin Clash hit with new underage sex suit
    Sheldon Stephens, the first man to claim that “Sesame Street” puppeteer Kevin Clash had an underage relationship with him, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the former voice of Elmo. Stephens is the fourth man to sue the Turners Station native,...
  • Bills for attorneys for Leopold civil lawsuit top $55,000

    Bills for attorneys for Leopold civil lawsuit top $55,000
    Private lawyers hired to represent Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold in a federal gender discrimination lawsuit have charged county taxpayers more than $55,500 for their first four months of work, according to invoices released in response...
  • Punish UM law clinic for 'frivolous' suit

    Punish UM law clinic for 'frivolous' suit
    While we're "Regulating farms with certainty" (March 18) as The Sun editorializes, let's be certain that we hold the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic accountable for their own litigation runoff. It's "outrageous" (your word, not mine)...
  • With Yelp and Angie's List, everyone's a critic

    With Yelp and Angie's List, everyone's a critic
    After hearing rave reviews from his friends, Scott Cover decided it was time to try the pizza at Joe Squared himself. But after a lackluster pie and what he considered overpriced beers, Cover felt the popular Station North restaurant had fallen well short...
  • EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant

    EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
  • Thank you, AIG?

    Thank you, AIG?
    Periodically, one comes across a jaw-dropping example of lawsuit abuse. The Good Samaritan gets sued for preventing a suicide, the robber takes the store clerk to court for fighting back, the B-list starlet sues because nobody watched her sex tape...
  • Cockeysville Newsmakers: Local residents on the move

    Carol Cooper, of Cockeysville, recently became a member of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler LLC. An ARD&H associate since 2002, Cooper has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent rating. She was selected twice as a "Rising Star" by Maryland Super...
  • Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.

    Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.
    Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a...
  • HBCU coalition head criticizes Morgan president

    HBCU coalition head criticizes Morgan president
    A Morgan State University alumnus who is leading a coalition suing the state over discrimination at historically black colleges and universities has criticized the university's embattled president for showing "minimal interest and involvement in the...
  • Espinoza Perez acquitted of murder, guilty of conspiracy

    Espinoza Perez acquitted of murder, guilty of conspiracy
    A Baltimore jury found Policarpio Espinoza Perez guilty of murder conspiracy charges Tuesday in the grisly deaths of three young relatives in 2004, a conviction that could put him in prison for the rest of his life. While jurors found that he played a...