Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Law

Maryland legal news from The Daily Record.

Read more: Appellate Courts | Trial Courts | Practice
Resources: Maryland's Largest Law Firms |Law Digest | Unreported Opinions database | Submit a verdict or settlement

Top court vacates ruling that required out-of-state retailer to collect taxes

A much-awaited appellate court opinion in the fight between local furniture retailers and North Carolina outlets over Maryland state sales taxes came yesterday, but the message was not what Annapolis wanted to hear. Local retailers, such as Gardiners Furniture, above, ...

Read More »

LAW NOTES (80019)

Lawyer no moreMatthew S. Yoo has consented to disbarment, the Attorney Grievance Commission announced this week. In nobler times, Yoo tried to help defuse racial tension over acts of violence against Korean merchants in the Baltimore area. Merger mouthfulTwo Bethesda-based ...

Read More »

Guardian’s fees aren’t chewing gum

Guardianship commissions and attorneys’ fees of appointed guardians of the property of mentally incompetent Medicaid recipients are not covered by the “personal needs allowance” provided under the Maryland Medicaid Assistance Program, the Court of Appeals held yesterday. The decision reverses ...

Read More »

LAW SUMMARY

Principal pleads guilty in prostitution stingA former Frederick high school principal pleaded guilty and paid a $300 fine yesterday for soliciting an undercover policewoman for prostitution. William L. Van Hall, 45, of Middletown, tearfully apologized to the people of Frederick ...

Read More »

CLARIFICATION (80005)

An article in yesterday’s law section, “Sleeping it off behind the wheel of car does not amount to drunken driving,” omitted the name of J. Harrison Phillips III, the attorney who argued the case for the appellant at the Court ...

Read More »

Perkins inmate goes back to court

The fate of a Baltimore County man who has been hospitalized at least 11 times because of mental illness was in a civil jury’s hands last night, after he told the jury how much he hated being confined to the ...

Read More »

Barristers Ball raises thousands for Court Appointed Special Advocates

Dr. David Hickes (in back) joins, from left, Lee McGuire, Elizabeth Colella, Karen Gibson, Susan Hickes, AABA president Hon. Nancy Davis-Loomis, and Bill Roessler, president of the Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation. Members of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association ...

Read More »

LAW SUMMARY

Xhale to keep license at least until June hearingA Frederick restaurant that won a weekend reprieve from a federal judge in Baltimore a day after it lost its liquor license when its county-level appeals ran out last Thursday will continue ...

Read More »