| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX.
To meet the federal law's goal of...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:00 PM
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,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:45 AM
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)...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:20 PM
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....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:07 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:40 PM
A group of residents has sued Baltimore County and the local school board over plans to build a 700-seat elementary school at the Mays Chapel Park, saying officials skirted county real estate laws.
The lawsuit, filed this month in Baltimore County...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A few months after Maria Andrea Espejo Quezada arrived in Baltimore from Mexico nine years ago, her son and two of his young relatives were beaten, strangled and almost decapitated.
She was the first witness to take the stand as the state tries for a...
| 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’...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A Bel Air payroll company under investigation for allegedly not forwarding clients' tax payments to tax collectors has filed for bankruptcy.
AccuPay Inc. filed a petition for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Baltimore, listing...