COVID Restriction Battle: New Push To Limit Anne Arundel County Executive’s Power; More Businesses File LawsuitSeveral sports complexes are suing Anne Arundel County, asking that they be allowed to remain open for organized sports practices, which make up a large amount of their business and are currently prohibited.
Judge Denies Request To Allow Indoor, Outdoor Dining In Baltimore One Week After AA County Judge Blocks Similar COVID-19 Order From Taking EffectA judge denied a request that would have restored indoor and outdoor dining in Baltimore City despite COVID-19 concerns, Mayor Brandon Scott's office said Wednesday evening, one week after a judge in neighboring Anne Arundel County came to the opposite conclusion about restaurant restrictions.
Maryland Rep. Andy Harris One Of 106 GOP Lawmakers Supporting Texas' Election Lawsuit Against Key Swing StatesMaryland's lone Republican congressman is one of 106 GOP lawmakers supporting a lawsuit brought by Texas against four key swing states that aims to delay those states from casting their electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden.
Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Arguing COVID-19 Orders Are UnconstitutionalA judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a number of business owners, religious leaders and other residents against Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan that argued Hogan's executive orders aimed at combating the COVID-19 pandemic were unconstitutional.
Falwell Sues Liberty University, Saying School Damaged His ReputationJerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father damaged his reputation in a series of public statements that followed his resignation as president and chancellor in August amid a series of scandals.
EEOC Sues Maryland Cannabis Dispensary Over Alleged Sexual Harassment By General ManagerThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Nature's Medicines and AMMA Investment Group, alleging the general manager of one of their Maryland locations subjected employees to sexual harassment.
States Ask Judge To Reverse Changes At US Postal ServiceA group of states suing over service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service is asking a federal judge to immediately undo some of them, saying the integrity of the upcoming election is at stake.
3 States, DC, Sue EPA Over Alleged Failure To Enforce Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction GoalsThe attorneys general of Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware and Virginia have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accusing it of not requiring Pennsylvania and New York to develop sufficient plans to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution.
Annapolis To Pay $900K To Settle Public Housing LawsuitThe City Council in Annapolis, Maryland, has approved a $900,000 settlement in a federal race discrimination case that involved public housing.
Appeals Court Revives Challenge To Maryland Gun LawsA federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit challenging Maryland's rules for obtaining a handgun as unconstitutionally restrictive.
Apple Customers Can Now Submit Claims As Part Of Settlement Over Slowing Down iPhonesApple customers who purchased certain previous iPhone models can now submit claims for about $25 per phone as part of the company's settlement of a class-action lawsuit that accused it of slowing down older devices.
Maryland Joins Nationwide Lawsuit Seeking Injunction On New Visa Rules For International StudentsMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined a coalition of states filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that could threaten hundreds of international students from remaining in the U.S.
Johns Hopkins University Suing Trump Administration Over Coronavirus-Related Changes Affecting International StudentsJohns Hopkins University has joined a growing list of higher education institutions suing the Trump administration over changes to the Student And Exchange Visitor Program brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Maryland AG's Office Sues Baltimore-Based Contractor Upchurch Building Concepts, Accuses Owner Of Taking Payments But Not Finishing WorkMaryland's Attorney General's office has sued a Baltimore-based contractor it says is unlicensed and didn't finish home improvement projects it had already been paid to do.
Lawsuit Accuses Property Managers Of Ageist Facebook AdsSome of the nation’s leading property management companies deliberately excluded older people from seeing Facebook advertisements for dozens of apartment complexes in the Washington, D.C., area, a housing watchdog alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.