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  • Wandering Eye: Online threats head to the Supreme Court, Batts appointed to White House task force, and more

    Wandering Eye: Online threats head to the Supreme Court, Batts appointed to White House task force, and more
    HBO has "probably 160 lawyers" vetting an in-the-works documentary that probes the Church of Scientology, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, by Oscar winner Alex Gibney and based on Lawrence Wright's 2013 book, "Going Clear," will tell Wright'...
  • Sparks fly in faked-drug-dog-certification case in Maryland federal court

    Sparks fly in faked-drug-dog-certification case in Maryland federal court
    Federal prosecutors have called a private attorney's attempts to convince Maryland U.S. District judge James Bredar to dismiss a federal civil-forfeiture case against $122,640 in alleged drug cash a "sanctimonious," "spurious," "scurrilous," "scorched...
  • Maryland federal court finally unveils fact that Kenneth Ravenell was terminated as attorney for accused drug-trafficker Richard Byrd

    Maryland federal court finally unveils fact that Kenneth Ravenell was terminated as attorney for accused drug-trafficker Richard Byrd
    Thanks to self-represented litigator William Bond's intervention, those following the well-shrouded circumstances of prominent Baltimore lawyer Kenneth Ravenell's representation of accused narco-mogul Richard Byrd now know this: Ravenell was "terminated"...
  • Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy

    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy
    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy, the prestigious firm in which he'd been a partner since 2007, when he left what was then known as Schulman, Treem, Kaminkow, Gilden & Ravenell PA. The website...
  • The Detective and the Rapper

    The Detective and the Rapper
    On Oct. 19, 2012 Kevron Evans, who raps under the name Young Moose, was arrested by Detective Daniel Hersl on the 1900 block of North Collington Avenue and charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics. On May 30, 2014, Evans entered...
  • Wandering Eye: A deeper look at a 1970 murder case, Amazon heads to the Supreme Court, and more

    Wandering Eye: A deeper look at a 1970 murder case, Amazon heads to the Supreme Court, and more
    Some of the best stories published about modern Baltimore have come from Tom Nugent, who for City Paper in 2005 did an exhaustive review of the mysterious unsolved murder of Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a Catholic nun, whose body was found in January...
  • Bad Seeds

    Bad Seeds
    After Baltimore police officer Vincent Cosom apparently sucker-punched Kollin Truss at Greenmount and North avenues in June, it took about three months before a video of the incident hit the internet, prompting the matter to go viral in a maelstrom of...
  • Costello Goes To City Hall

    Costello Goes To City Hall
    Eric Costello was appointed to replace William Cole as the 11th District City Councilman on Sept. 23, after a four-hour public hearing and no deliberation by the committee empaneled to consider 14 candidates. Upon his nomination, Costello told The Sun...
  • "K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act

    "K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act
    “K” Line, the trade name for the Japanese transportation giant Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., the world’s 16th¬†largest container transportation and shipping company, was charged criminally this morning in Maryland federal court for...
  • The Counselor

    The Counselor
    Maryland criminal-defense attorney Kenneth Ravenell has been called the “MVP” of the Baltimore defense bar, a man whose arguments once convinced the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a ruling that a murder defendant’s statements were...
  • Just Business?

    Just Business?
    Kenneth W. Watford says he is here because of an injustice.  Sitting on the other side of the sloppily caulked double Plexiglas window, his wide face and short cropped hair flecked with gray leaning into a flat microphone and speaker affixed to the...
  • Criminal Justice Blogger calls it quits

    Criminal Justice Blogger calls it quits
    Page Croyder, the former city prosecutor who lost her primary challenge targeting Circuit Court Judge Alfred Nance, says she's done with her Criminal Justice Blog. In her final post she takes on the sitting judges, the judiciary, Gov. Martin O'Malley,...