| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:15 AM
After more than three years in the courts, Bank of America will pay $39 million to settle a gender bias case in its Merrill Lynch brokerage operation. The women who brought this suit allege executives at the brokerage favored male employees by giving them...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:08 PM
State and federal prosecutors have had two explanations for how Robert Long ended up dead. In the first, he was killed over a dispute with a drug dealer. In the second, he was killed because he agreed to testify against one of his co-conspirators in a...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Homeless families in Baltimore have filed a federal lawsuit against the city school system, contending that their children have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The Federal Trade Commission brought its first case against a California debt collector that allegedly sent text messages to consumers.
Nothing wrong with that, but the debt collector didn’t let on that it was debt collector, the agency said....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent.
Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A new lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court over the construction of the Horseshoe Casino, this one accusing the city of violating the federal Clean Water Act by letting contaminants from the former chemical factory and industrial site seep into...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Suddenly and inexplicably one August night in 2011, the steel door of Steven Gabriel's jail cell at the Baltimore City Detention Center was unlocked and opened, according to documents he filed in state and federal court. Someone with a "flip-out pocket...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:28 PM
An attorney for a 62-year-old Virginia woman who died recently of chronic liver disease said he will sue the state corrections system for allegedly failing to appropriately tend to her medical needs after she was arrested on animal cruelty charges....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Joseph Fairbanks, a retired Baltimore litigator who was an inspiration and mentor to younger attorneys, died June 12 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 68.
"Every litigation associate in our Baltimore office sought Joe out. He was a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
It's been more than two years since David Scott Corrigan was caught by a police officer slicing a campaign sign from its frame outside the headquarters of a pro-slots campaign committee in Severna Park.
Corrigan's criminal case involving the theft of 70...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:59 AM
The black female Howard County Police officer suing the department in United States District Court for racial discrimination was fired last week, approximately one week after her attorney filed an amended complaint against the department, according to her...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Sen. Rand Paul is recruiting plaintiffs – and seeking donations – for a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency.
“Dear Patriot,” the Kentucky Republican wrote Thursday in an e-mail to supporters. “I’...