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Maryland Industry Focus: Communications

Overview: ; ; Between the fourth quarters of 2007 and 2008, the Communications industry in Maryland contracted at a rate of 6.3 percent, a loss of more than 2,600 employees. ; Maryland’s Communications industry is composed of the motion picture ...

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Legal opinions – Md. Court of Appeals

Professional ResponsibilityDisbarment BOTTOM LINE: Disbarment is the appropriate sanction for a lawyer who violated numerous ethics rules by making unauthorized disbursements from client funds, including loans to himself and his law firm. CASE: Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. Brian ...

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Legal opinions – Md. Court of Special Appeals

Administrative LawMunicipal disability retirement ; ; ; BOTTOM LINE: Administrative agency’s denial of firefighter’s line-of-duty disability claim was reversed, where the hearing examiner arbitrarily substituted his lay opinion concerning the firefighter’s disability for that of the treating and examining surgeons ...

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Albright: Law has key role in world affairs

Foreign policy might be nuanced and forever evolving, but the law’s crucial role in diplomacy must be constant, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told an overflow crowd at the University of Maryland School of Law last week.

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News briefs – Business edition

Teacher corps to growThe Baltimore Community Foundation announced on Friday it received “a major gift” from philanthropists Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker to the foundation’s Baltimore City Public Schools Fund. The gift, the amount of which was not disclosed, ...

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Sometimes it’s better to give a charity stock

In challenging economic times, charitable organizations need financial support more than ever. The question is, what is the best way to give to organizations you care about? Before you write a check, you might want to consider the option of giving shares of stock. When done wisely (with respect to tax laws), you could be doing the charity and yourself a favor. Here’s what you need to consider when giving to a charity:

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Case digest

Maryland Court of Appeals Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment is the appropriate sanction for a lawyer who violated numerous ethics rules by making unauthorized disbursements from client funds, including loans to himself and his law firm. Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland ...

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