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On the Move – Business edition

Accounting Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn, of Owings Mills and Hagerstown, and Bernard B. Cohen & Co., of Baltimore, have merged. The combined firm has more than 85 employees and operates under the name of Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn from the ...

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Editorial: Time to stop electing judges

Attorney General Doug Gansler has it right: It’s time to end the practice of circuit court judges campaigning for office in Maryland. “It’s a pretty unseemly thing for judges to do,” Gansler told The Daily Record’s Danny Jacobs in an ...

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Information Technology industry focus: Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers

The Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers sub-sector shed jobs at a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.8 percent during the first quarter of 2009. This was the third consecutive seasonally adjusted rate of decline for the sub-sector ...

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Information Technology industry composition

Maryland’s Information Technology industry is composed of five sub-sectors that employed roughly 87,400 workers during the first quarter of 2009. The largest sub-sector during this time period was the Computer Systems Services component, with 68.8 percent of industry workers. Rounding ...

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Legal opinions – Md. Court of Special Appeals

COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Administrative Law Right to cross examination BOTTOM LINE: Calvert County Board of Appeals denied homeowner due process of law by not allowing him to cross-examine witnesses at a hearing for a site plan application for development ...

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Legal Opinions – Md. Court of Appeals

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Real Property Agricultural easements BOTTOM LINE: Although landowner’s grant of an agricultural preservation easement to the State permitted him to construct a house for his use or that of his child, the terms of the easement ...

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Legal opinions – Case digest

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Real Property, Agricultural easements: Although landowner’s grant of an agricultural preservation easement to the State permitted him to construct a house for his use or that of his child, the terms of the easement did not ...

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Lawsuit by family of asphyxiated teen settled

The family of a Baltimore teen who died of asphyxiation while being restrained at a Carroll County reform school has settled its lawsuit against the private school and the state Department of Juvenile Services. The law firm representing the family ...

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On the Move – Legal Edition

After more than 20 years of managing his own law firm, Harvey S. Jacobs has merged Jacob & Associates, Attorneys at Law, of Rockville, with Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, which has 33 lawyers in its Greenbelt and Rockville offices. Susan ...

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Legal Opinions – U.S. 4th Circuit Court Of Appeals

4TH U.S. CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure Sufficiency of complaint BOTTOM LINE: Where police commissioner was terminated for cause and forcibly removed from his office upon the mayor’s order, district court properly dismissed commissioner’s complaint, which alleged that the ...

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