Property Development

A federal court in Maryland ruled that most of a property developer’s claims against certain elected members of the Maryland House of Delegates may continue. The developer and other plaintiffs claim the delegates conspired with Hartford county to “thwart” a development project because “most of the prospective homebuyers are Muslim.” 

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Fourth Circuit Tosses Emoluments Suit Against Trump

Finding that attorneys general for Maryland and the District of Columbia lack standing, the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating clauses in the Constitution that bar him from receiving gifts from foreign or state governments while in office without congressional consent.

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