As Major League Baseball (MLB) approaches the half-way point of the season, the league must deal with a newly filed lawsuit alleging discrimination. On Monday, a veteran umpire filed a lawsuit against the MLB claiming it failed to promote him in a broader pattern of racial discrimination.
On April 12, 2016, the Thatcher Law Firm won a high profile jury trial in Federal Court on behalf of the Board of Education of Prince George's County ("School Board"). In the case of Donald T. Howerton v. Board of Education of Prince George's County (No. TDC-14-00242), after a lengthy five day trial, the jury quickly returned a verdict in favor of the School Board in just under 90 minutes.