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Legal Opinion – Case Digest

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Scope of permissible sanctions: The Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore County erred when it imposed a sanction prohibiting all outdoor music at Appellant’s establishment because the sanction was outside the scope of ...

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Legal opinions – Md. Court of Appeals

Administrative Law Scope of permissible sanctions BOTTOM LINE: The Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore County erred when it imposed a sanction prohibiting all outdoor music at Appellant’s establishment because the sanction was outside the scope of the Board’s ...

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Legal opinions – US District Court, Md.

Contracts Waiver of statute of limitations BOTTOM LINE: Where plaintiff-landlord was aware of defendant-lessee’s breach of contract in 2002 but did not initiate an action for rent arrearages until 2008, partial summary judgment granted to lessee because landlord failed to ...

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Legal opinions – US 4th Circuit

Civil Procedure Motion to quash subpoena duces tecum BOTTOM LINE: District court did not abuse its discretion in granting witness’ motion to quash defendant’s subpoena because the subpoena was overbroad and too vague. CASE: United States v. Richardson, No. 09-4072, ...

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Editorial: Free speech and fortunetellers

Sometimes when you support freedom of speech, you find yourself standing shoulder to shoulder with … fortunetellers? Yes, sometimes you do. And that’s exactly where we stand on the Court of Appeals ruling that a Montgomery County ban on fortunetelling ...

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On the Move – Business edition

Awards Padraic Kennedy will receive The Horizon Foundation’s Richard G. McCauley Award for Transformative Leadership on June 24. Kennedy was Horizon’s second board chair, from 2004 to 2006. The foundation addresses community health issues in Howard County through grants, community ...

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Legal opinion – Case digest

COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Law, Starter guns: Jury instruction that a “firearm” is defined “as a handgun such as a pistol, revolver, or starter pistol” was erroneous because a weapon can only be characterized as a “firearm” if it ...

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