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Law Digest — 4th US Circuit, Court of Special Appeals — Nov. 10, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Consumer Protection; fraud: Where several individuals made half a dozen material misrepresentations in connection with a telemarketing scam, and consumers were misled as a result, their verdicts for violations of the Federal ...

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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — Nov. 3, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Criminal; ineffective assistance of counsel: Although the court held in 2010 and 2011 that a question about the “CSI-effect” during voir dire constituted reversible error, the defendant’s attorney did not provide ineffective assistance of counsel when ...

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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — Sept. 8, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Negligence; educational malpractice doctrine: Where parents sued school officials for not protecting their minor daughter from injuries from other students, the educational malpractice doctrine did not bar the claims. The court has not applied the educational ...

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Law Digest — US 4th Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Constitutional; privileges and immunities clause: Where a Prince George’s county statute barred nonresidents who are not employed by the county from purchasing tax-delinquent properties at the county’s limited auction, and the restriction ...

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Law Digest — U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit — July 28, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Employment Discrimination; summary judgment: Where an employee “routinely” received above-average performance reviews, and received the highest rating possible in her last two reviews prior to her termination, there was a disputed issue ...

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