Baltimore City Agrees to Pay $9 Million for Wrongful Conviction and 21-Year Incarceration

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved a settlement in which Baltimore will pay $9 million to James Owens, a man wrongfully convicted of the 1987 murder of a young woman in Southeast Baltimore.
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$1.9 Million Settlement Reached in Death of Disabled Frederick Man

The parents of a man with Down syndrome killed when Frederick County sheriff’s deputies dragged him from his seat in a movie theater have settled their lawsuit for $1.9 million.
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Equal Treatment in the Workplace Means Equal Access to Technology

Dr. Jan Bartleson, a counselor and emotional/behavioral disabilities clinician with M-DCPS for twenty-six years, has been unable to perform critical parts of her job independently because her employer requires that she utilize software, web content, and web platforms that are not compatible with screen reading technology.
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Medicare Information to Become Accessible to Blind Beneficiaries

The National Federation of the Blind and three blind individuals have reached a settlement agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, giving blind and low-vision beneficiaries equal access to Medicare information.
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Technology Vendor Contracts and Accessibility: What Every Business Lawyer Should Know

A good starting point for businesses in achieving digital accessibility is to implement basic smart practices in vendor contracts.
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A Different View From the Corner Office

The Daily Record interviewed the four female managing partners in Baltimore law firms.
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Ohio Requires Accessible Absentee Ballots for the Blind

Remote ballot-marking systems must available to voters in Ohio who are blind or who have other disabilities in time for the November 2018 election.
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Kobie Flowers to present at the NACDL’s 2018 Spring Meeting & Seminar: “Search, Seizure & Criminal Litigation”

On April 19, Kobie Flowers will present “Litigating Traffic Stops & Auto Searches” at the 2018 National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Spring Meeting & Seminar: “Search, Seizure & Criminal Litigation.”
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Greg Care Selected for 2018 Leadership in Law Award

The Daily Record selected Gregory P. Care to receive the 2018 Leadership in Law Award.
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University of Maryland Carey Law Announces 2018 Alumni Honors Award Winners

Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum was selected for the 2018 Benjamin L. Cardin Public Service Award, which is presented to an alumnus/a who has demonstrated significant and substantial contributions to furthering ideals of public service in the law.
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