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Appellate Courts

Opinions – 9/24/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Criminal Procedure Criteria for continuance BOTTOM LINE: The trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying defendant’s continuance to obtain exculpatory evidence, because defendant did not meet his burden to show that he satisfied the criteria set forth in ...

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Opinions – 9/17/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure Motion to withdraw as counsel BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court’s order rejecting an attorney’s request to withdraw as counsel in a civil action is appealable under the collateral order doctrine. CASE: In The Matter of the Motion of ...

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Opinions – 7/30/12 – Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Criminal Law Single larceny doctrine BOTTOM LINE: The evidence was sufficient to support defendant’s convictions for robbery, second-degree assault, and obtaining property by use of a stolen credit card; however, pursuant to the “single larceny” doctrine, defendant should have incurred ...

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