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Author Archives: Caryn Tamber

White House party crashers hire Baltimore lawyer (access required)

Alleged White House party-crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi are being represented by Baltimore entertainment lawyer Paul W. Gardner II. Gardner, reached briefly yesterday, confirmed that he has been retained the Salahis. “I’ve represented them for about three-and-a-half years,” Gardner said. ...

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Document examination enters the electronic age (access required)

Gideon Epstein has pored over some of the most famous documents of the past few decades. He analyzed the writing of an old German man who drowned in Brazil in 1979, confirming that the man was the infamous Nazi, Josef ...

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Death-row inmate can pursue juror bias claim (access required)

A death-row inmate will get an evidentiary hearing on whether his right to an impartial jury was violated because one of the jurors was a close relative of a co-defendant, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The ...

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Boyle nomination could finally reach full Senate (access required)

A controversial and longstanding nomination to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is once again a hot topic in Washington. U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle of the Eastern District of North Carolina was first nominated to the 4th ...

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Do you know where your file has been? (access required)

So you’ve advised your corporate clients to read up on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, keep accurate records and find a reliable way of destroying papers they no longer need. Think you’ve covered all your bases to protect those clients from litigation ...

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Firm can be sued for Fair Debt violation (access required)

Lawyers who initiate foreclosures are not immune from liability when they violate federal debt collection laws, a divided panel of 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. In 2003, Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp. hired the Leesburg law firm of ...

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Competent enough to die (access required)

A condemned Virginia man who told a psychiatrist that he could be the owner of a Burger King after his death can be executed because it is not necessary that an inmate understand what death is in order to be ...

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