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  • Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash

    Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash
    TALLAHASSEE — When Lanell Williams-Yulee began running for a Hillsborough County judgeship in 2009, she signed a letter to would-be supporters seeking contributions for her campaign. Now, five years later, Williams-Yulee's letter could spur the U....
  • The Peerless Palindrome

       I have been cross-examined by two of the area's best criminal attorneys, once in a preliminary hearing and once in a jury trial, so I'm not unaccustomed to being directly involved in the legal system.    Recently, I achieved another legalistic...
  • Hugo Selenski wins appeal of Monroe home invasion conviction

    The state Supreme Court has allowed a man to appeal his conviction in a Monroe County home invasion case on grounds that certain evidence should not have been allowed at his trial. Awaiting a November trial on charges of murdering two people in Luzerne...
  • Convictions in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

    Convictions in the Killing Fields of Cambodia
    Sokha Ten Meyer was 23, married to a Cambodian army officer and the mother of two children in 1975 when Phnom Penh, her country's capital, fell to the Khmer Rouge. The city's entire population was forcibly evacuated. This was the first step in a...
  • Judge Belvin Perry to join John Morgan law firm

    Judge Belvin Perry to join John Morgan law firm
    Many court observers have been wondering what one of America's most famous judges -- Belvin Perry -- would do after his recent retirement. The answer: Go back to work ... for one of Florida's most famous trial lawyers: John Morgan. Morgan confirmed...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation

    John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation
    John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
  • Judge: Federal government violated Fair Labor Standards Act during shutdown

    A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that they could soon be eligible for a payout. U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith...
  • Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL

    Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL
    PPL Electric Utilities was not in control of a painting project when a worker fell 40 feet from a transmission pole and is not responsible for the man's injuries, a state appeals court has ruled. For that reason, PPL is entitled to have a $2.5 million...
  • Concealed weapons permits nearly double in O.C.

    Concealed weapons permits nearly double in O.C.
    In the six months since Orange County began issuing concealed weapons permits under a relaxed standard, the number of people licensed to carry guns is close to doubling, and thousands more are awaiting approval. More than 700 new permits have been...
  • Marc B. Noren, family law attorney

    Marc B. Noren, family law attorney
    Marc B. Noren, a family law attorney and former manager for the Civil Division of the Clerk's Office of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, died of respiratory failure on Aug. 25, at his home in Pikesville. He was 59 and had suffered for several years...