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Author Archives: Anamika Roy

Anamika covers the business of law beat at The Daily Record. She is also an evening student at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

Appellate court upholds dismissal of class action over ‘piggyback tax’

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An intermediate appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a $38 million lawsuit filed by a class of Maryland taxpayers who sued the state comptroller after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state’s “piggyback tax.” The Court of Special ...

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Appellate court finds Facebook identification of defendant did not violate rights

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The state’s intermediate appellate court found that a robbery victim’s identification of her assailants through a “be on the lookout” flyer mistakenly posted on the Baltimore Police Department’s social media did not violate the defendant’s due process rights. In an ...

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EEOC reaches $31,000 settlement with Laurel company

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a reached a $31,000 settlement with Protocall Communications Inc. to resolve claims that the Laurel-based marketing company discriminated against an employee with dyslexia, the federal agency announced Tuesday. Protocall Communications brought in the ...

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Using technology to build, nurture relationships with clients

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Across industries, service providers – including lawyers — are trying to learn as much as they can about their clients. Thanks to client relationship management software and other tools, such as social media platforms, attorneys are able to build long-term ...

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Chesapeake Beach councilman charged with illegal wiretapping takes Alford plea

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Former Maryland state police officer and current Chesapeake Beach Town Council member Stewart Cumbo was charged with illegal wiretapping after he recorded roughly 275 phone calls between July and November 2018 without notifying the other parties that they were being ...

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