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Law Digest – June 25, 2015

Maryland Court of Special Appeals   Administrative Law, Medical Practice Act: Court of Special Appeals affirmed a circuit court decision upholding the decision of the Maryland Board of Physicians to revoke the medical license of a physician based on multiple ...

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Law Digest – June 18, 2015

Maryland Court of Special Appeals Administrative Law, Lead paint violations: In an action by the Maryland Department of the Environment against a property owner alleging violations of the Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act in two of the property ...

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Law digest – June 11, 2015

 Maryland Court of Special Appeals Criminal Procedure, Discovery:  Prosecutor was required to provide to defense counsel copies of a use of force report prepared by an arresting officer who testified at defendant’s criminal trial, and the prosecutor’s failure to provide ...

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Law Digest – June 4, 2015

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Offensive non-mutual collateral estoppel: The Court of Appeals declined to adopt the doctrine of offensive non-mutual collateral estoppel, which may be invoked when a plaintiff attempts to foreclose a defendant from re-litigating an issue ...

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Law Digest – May 29, 2015

  Maryland Court of Special Appeals   Civil Procedure, Absolute litigation privilege:  Where the city entered into a settlement agreement with a contractor regarding the contractor’s performance of a city construction project and then filed suit against a second contractor ...

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Law Digest – May 21, 2015

  MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS   Administrative Law, Aquaculture lease: Circuit court correctly reversed final decision of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) to deny an application for an aquaculture lease for three areas in the Chincoteague Bay ...

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Law Digest – May 14, 2015

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Administrative Law, Zoning: Plaintiffs wishing to challenge in Maryland courts a legislative action adopting a comprehensive zoning ordinance must demonstrate taxpayer standing; therefore, plaintiffs who merely alleged property owner standing, a proximity-driven standing doctrine, lacked standing ...

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Law Digest – May 7, 2015

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Zoning: Plaintiffs wishing to challenge in Maryland courts the legislative action adopting a comprehensive zoning ordinance were required to demonstrate taxpayer standing, a standing doctrine required for challenges to legislation, rather than merely property ...

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Law Digest – April 30, 2015

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Law, Theft by deception: Defendant-contractor’s misrepresentations as to his licensure status, coupled with his conduct subsequent to the initial deception, including his failure to perform despite being paid, the numerous excuses he provided to each ...

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Law digest – 4/23/15

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Administrative Law, Environmental permits: Court of Special Appeals affirmed circuit court’s decision to remand to the Maryland Department of the Environment a stormwater permit granted by the Department to Montgomery County because, although the permit ...

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