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Law digest – 1/16/14

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Civil Procedure, Review of arbitration award: The circuit court properly confirmed an arbitration award of punitive damages that included an express finding of willful and wanton conduct. Gordon v. Lewis, No. 1505, Sept. Term, 2011. ...

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Law digest – 12/5/13

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Civil Procedure, Expiration of judgment: Rule 2-625 implements the limitations period found in CJ§ 5-102 and, therefore, it does not extinguish an unrenewed judgment held by the State after twelve years. State v. Buckingham, No. ...

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Law digest – 11/21/13

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Civil Procedure, Letter of intent to settle: Where a Letter of Intent to enter a settlement agreement contained all necessary terms of the parties’ basic agreement and it did not suggest, on its face, that ...

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Opinions – 10/24/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Criminal Law Crimes of violence  BOTTOM LINE: Defendant’s second-degree assault conviction did not constitute a predicate “violent felony” supporting a statutory sentencing enhancement because, under the applicable traditional categorical approach, Maryland’s second-degree assault statute reaches any unlawful touching, whether violent ...

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Judge Davis to take senior status next spring

Judge Davis to take senior status next spring

Judge André M. Davis of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said he will take senior status on March 1, giving President Barack Obama the opportunity to appoint a new member of the federal appellate court that oversees Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the Carolinas.

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Law digest – 9/18/13

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Civil Procedure, Attorneys’ fees: Plaintiff was entitled to bad faith attorneys’ fees under Rule 1-341 against defendant, where defendant engaged in misconduct during the trial proceedings. Old Frederick Rd., LLC v. Wiseman, No. 2356, September ...

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