• “He Violated the Laws Up in the Heavens and Down”: Leading Washington Rabbi Charged As Peeping Tom In Ritual Mikva Baths

    “He Violated the Laws Up in the Heavens and Down”: Leading Washington Rabbi Charged As Peeping Tom In Ritual Mikva Baths 1, October 17, 2014 by jonathanturley The Washington Jewish community has been rocked by allegations against leading Rabbi Barry Freundel of the Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown.

    17 readers - Jonathan Turley
  • Sometimes, Video Doesn’t Matter

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    • Michael Phelps Faces Second Arrest for DUI

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      7 readers - Dichter Law Office
    • New Maryland Criminal Laws In Effect

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      2 readers - Shannon Blanchard/ LawInfo Blog
    • Maryland E-filing underway

      … Last week, I posted about the start of e-filing in Maryland. Those of us who are used to e-filing in other jurisdictions see this an inevitable change sweeping our court system over the next few years. I have had occaisaion to use the Maryland e-filing system in a couple of cases, and I find it fairly easy to naviagate. There is a bit…

      2 readers - Heather Sunderman/ Maryland Family Law
    • The Punishment For Good Deeds

      … An attorney who had failed to remove earned fees from his escrow account and was initially uncooperative with the bar investigation has been reprimanded by the Maryland Court of Appeals. From the hearing judge's findings To some extent, Respondent appeared to be the victim of the old adage, “no good deeds go unpunished.” He repeatedly…

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    • Helping Baltimore City and County Public School Employees

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      3 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog
    • No Show Lawyer Gets Disbarred

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      3 readers - Legal Profession Blog
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      2 readers - Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog
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