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Author Archives: Barbara Grzincic

Barbara Grzincic is managing editor at The Daily Record and edits TDR's Maryland Family Law Update.

Donning and Doffing: What would Cardozo do?

Judge Richard Posner is raising eyebrows with this opinion, in which he gleefully admits that he went out and bought safety equipment and timed three clerks as they put it on and took it off in chambers in order to test the reasonableness of the workers' claims in a "donning and doffing" case.

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4th Circuit affirms $1M robocall judgment against Henson

Julius Henson

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed a $1 million judgment against Universal Elections and its owner, Julius Henson, for violating federal law by sending recorded telephone messages to more than 112,000 Democrats in Baltimore city and Prince George’s County on Election Day 2010, saying they should “relax” because the Democrats had already “taken it back.”

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Contributory negligence standard survives challenge in top court

Long before the Civil War, the high court of Maryland instituted the doctrine of contributory negligence. On Tuesday, the current high court of Maryland said that if anyone is going to change that rule – which bars any chance of ...

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