Category: Legal News

May 7, 2008

AA Co. animal control laws criticized

Filed under: Anne Arundel County, Legal News - 07 May 2008

Baltimore Sun
Anne Pearson gives her collie, Siri, the run of the fenced-in yard. She says she always keeps watch from the window. At night, the dog sleeps in her bedroom.

But in the eyes of Anne Arundel County’s Animal Control, …

Murder trial disrupted

Filed under: Crime, Harford County, Legal News - 07 May 2008

The father of an inmate who was killed aboard a prison bus had to be escorted from a courtroom after he threw his cane at the man on trial for the murder.

Phillip Parker Sr. was led away by …

April 25, 2008

Scalia speaks in Baltimore

Filed under: Celebrity News, Legal News, Federal Gov't - 25 Apr 2008

Baltimore Sun
In a speech before more than 1,000 law students and attorneys at Baltimore’s Lyric Opera House yesterday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia set out to dispel the notion that his judicial philosophy always leads him to ultra-conservative …

April 23, 2008

Head count of illegals in Frederick Co. schools?
Frederick County Commissioner Lennie Thompson has proposed that next year’s county school system funding be based on a good-faith effort by the school board to count the number of students with questionable immigration status.

He says the count would …

Bus beating attackers suing MTA

Filed under: Maryland Government, Baltimore City, Legal News, transit - 23 Apr 2008
The attorneys for two of the Baltimore teenagers implicated in the December beating of a passenger aboard a transit bus say they intend to sue the Maryland Transit Administration, the bus driver and the city school system.

The attorneys claim …

April 22, 2008

UMBC sued by pro-life group over free speech zones

Filed under: Higher Ed, UMBC, Baltimore County, Legal News - 22 Apr 2008

The Retriever Weekly
An attorney acting on behalf of UMBC’s pro-life student organization, Rock for Life, hopes their lawsuit filed against UMBC will cause the school’s speech zone and speech code policies to be declared unconstitutional and force university officials …

Greenbelt man sentenced for Bush threats

Filed under: Crime, Legal News - 22 Apr 2008

A federal judge in Greenbelt has sentenced a man to 15 years in federal prison for sending threatening letters to President Bush, a judge and a prosecutor in Montgomery County, and a Rockville attorney who uncovered the man’s alleged …

EEOC files suit against McCormick & Schmick

Filed under: Government, Restaurants, Legal News, Federal Gov't - 22 Apr 2008
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant Inc., alleging race discrimination against black applicants and employees at its two Baltimore restaurants.

The E-E-O-C alleges that the restaurant’s management …

March 18, 2008

Nick Browning case update

Filed under: Crime, Baltimore County, Legal News - 18 Mar 2008

The lawyer for a Cockeysville teenager accused of killing his parents and brother six weeks ago is seeking to move the case out of the adult criminal system and into the juvenile system.

Nick Browning is accused of taking …

February 24, 2008

Ban on sanctuary cities proposed

Filed under: Politics, Maryland Government, Legal News, Immigration - 24 Feb 2008

Senator Alan Kittleman (R-Howard/Carroll) appeared on WBAL’s Bruce Elliott show to discuss proposed legislation. Senate Bill 421’s synopsis: Requiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting their employees from …

Next Page »
Click for Baltimore-Washington International, Maryland Forecast