Lawyering While Black: after appearing in court, attorney is detained and questioned by officer

Rashad James, an attorney, appeared in Harford County District Court. After the hearing, Officer Dewayne Curry detained and questioned Mr. James on suspicion that he was his client impersonating an attorney. 
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Brooke Lierman Announced as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2019

The Daily Record named Brooke Lierman, House of Delegates/Brown Goldstein Levy LLP, to its 2019 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. The Daily Record began Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. Nominees were asked to complete an application outlining their educational
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Maryland Becomes the First State to Require Disability Training for Cops

Maryland becomes the first state to require disability training for its police officers. This was influenced by the Saylor case and other disability advocates putting pressure on the state. And the program is particularly unique because people with disabilities will be taking the starring role as the leaders and teachers.
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Man Who Spent Nearly 30 Years in Prison for Murder He Did Not Commit Sues Baltimore Police

Jerome Johnson’s federal lawsuit, against the Baltimore Police Department and four homicide detectives who investigated the 1988 murder, alleges that the detectives concealed an initial, exculpatory statement by the State’s star witness.
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Baltimore Family Lawyer Recognized for Fifth Year by Best Lawyers®

Dana McKee, a partner at the firm Brown Goldstein Levy has been recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in America for Family Law, and for the third consecutive year in the area of Commercial Litigation.
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US Navy Settles Discrimination Claim by Blind Employee

Ms. Flood will receive $100,000, and the Navy has also agreed to enter into discussions with the National Federation of the Blind, which assisted Ms. Flood with her case, to develop nondiscriminatory employment practices with respect to blind people.
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Blind Employee Settles Lawsuit Against Miami-Dade County Public Schools

School System to Make Websites and Software Accessible Janice A. Bartleson, Ph.D., a blind counselor and emotional/behavioral disabilities clinician employed by Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) for more than twenty-seven years, has settled the lawsuit she filed against the school board last spring with the support of the National Federation of the Blind. Dr. Bartleson
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Lawsuit Brings Equity to Blind Voters Registering to Vote in NY

Settlement Is Most Comprehensive Ever to Make Voter Registration and Election Information Accessible to Millions of Blind Voters Blind voters in New York will now have full and equal access to websites operated by the State Board of Elections (BOE) and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). In a settlement just signed by the court,
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Ninth Circuit Victory: Public Accommodations’ Websites Must Comply with the ADA Now

Victory in the 9th Circuit. Court rules that public accommodations must make their web and mobile services accessible now and cannot wait until the DOJ issues website-specific regulations.
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Three Workers with Disabilities Previously Paid Subminimum Wages Sue Roppe Industries for Employment Discrimination

The National Federation of the Blind Supports Litigation Brought by Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, and Disability Rights Ohio.
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