Maryland courts will uphold unambiguously drafted restrictive covenants, regardless of whether they represent the optimal business judgment.Read More »
Maryland’s campaign finance laws are something of a rabbit warren, a maze of tunnels leading to different destinations depending on the election cycle, the “campaign finance entity” on the receiving end and the donor’s total contributions to all such entities, separately defined.
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It has been more than 13 years since the Maryland General Assembly by joint resolution created the Maryland Business and Technology (B&T) Court Task Force in 2000 and over 10 years since now-retired Chief Judge Bell adopted by enacting Maryland Rule 16-205 the recommendation of the Implementation Committee he established to structure the operations of this then-unique program.Read More »
Imagine the fate of your family life depends on a trial judge, who will issue a custody decision based in part on an investigative report. Now, imagine that the report can only be viewed in one room of one courthouse. No copying allowed. No exceptions.Read More »
Maryland is a great, compact and diverse state — some call it “America in miniature.” It is important that we work together and celebrate that diversity as one Maryland, not to opportunistically pit one region of the state against the other.Read More »
Big city mayors have been much in the news this year. The end of Michael Bloomberg’s 12 years as mayor of New York City has drawn stories describing the many changes that he brought to that city, from major development projects to bike sharing to policing tactics to the recovery from 9/11.Read More »
Last week was a big one for the law sometimes referred to as the Affordable Care Act. On Oct. 1, citizens began signing up for health care coverage under the new law. Despite some glitches on the websites that were supposed to make the process an easy one, initial indications showed a lot of demand for the program.Read More »