| 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’...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Despite pending legal challenges, the developers of Baltimore’s casino formally began construction Wednesday on the planned $400 million gambling complex near the two stadiums.
Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore,...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Lawyers for Morgan State University have asked a judge to dismiss a case filed by a student beaten by Alexander Kinyua, who was later accused in a separate case of killing a family friend and eating his organs.
Joshua Ceasar was attacked by Kinyua...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Baltimore County's recent settlements with two firefighters and a police officer who alleged the county violated federal disability law will cost taxpayers more than $1 million — more than county officials had previously revealed.
| May 15, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Katherine L. Vaughns, a University of Maryland School of Law professor and secretary of the Center Stage board who immersed herself in the arts community, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at a Sinai Hospital hospice unit. The Bolton Hill resident was 68....
| May 18, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Four former and current African-American Annapolis police officers have filed a federal racial-discrimination lawsuit against the city, claiming that they were unfairly treated, subjected to harassment, wrongly turned down for promotions and, for two of...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Carroll County residents can expect to see the county's proposed "rain tax" structure within the next month-and-a-half, but Del. Justin Ready urged residents to support their local officials as they fight the new fee and regulations from the Firearm...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The family of Baltimore murder victim Isiah Callaway sued his former lawyer this week, saying he told a co-defendant of Callaway's that federal authorities wanted to speak to his client — information that the family says got him killed....
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Administrative law judges who evaluate disability claims for the Social Security Administration want a federal court to ease a workload that they say makes errors more likely — the latest in a series of challenges confronting the Woodlawn-based...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Nearly 250 of the patients who accused cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei of performing unnecessary stent procedures at St. Joseph Medical Center settled their lawsuits against him Thursday, a major step forward in one of the largest medical malpractice cases in...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A Howard County couple is suing one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in the state and a Columbia title company for more than $11 million, alleging that the firms had financial ties that violated federal law.
The case is a proposed class...