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Law digest – 10/22/14

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Civil Procedure, Demand for a jury trial: Checking the “jury demand” box on the case information report is not a proper demand for a jury trial, even where the case information report was filed with ...

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Law digest – 10/15/14

Maryland Court of Special Appeals Criminal Procedure, Competence to stand trial: After defendant was granted a new trial on assault charges, the fact that his first trial had been delayed for four years while he was deemed incompetent to stand ...

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Law digest – 10/9/14

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Criminal Procedure, Double jeopardy: Trial court erred in imposing separate sentences on defendant for second degree rape, third degree sexual offense, and incest because, according to the principles of double jeopardy, the “required evidence” test ...

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Law digest – 9/24/14

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Contract Law, Indemnification: Community college was liable to health care organization pursuant to a clause in the parties’ contract requiring the college to indemnify the HCO for liability arising from college students’ negligent acts during ...

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Opinions – 9/24/14: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Administrative Law Social Security Disability  BOTTOM LINE: In denying claim for Social Security disability benefits, the Commissioner of Social Security properly considered claimant’s medial history and the combined effects of his multiple impairments, and the Commissioner’s decision was therefore affirmed. ...

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