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Law Digest — 4th US Circuit, Md. Court of Special Appeals — March 3, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Consumer Protection; RESPA: Where a borrower’s letter to his loan servicer included the name, account number and other information that would enable the servicer to identify the account, and it explained why ...

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Federal appeals court will consider Maryland’s ‘puppy-mill’ ban

A dispute over Maryland’s ban on retail dog sales is headed to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal appellate court will decide whether the 2021 law discriminates against out-of-state dog breeders or legitimately restricts sales by abusive ...

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Federal HIPAA does not create private right of action, 4th Circuit says

Where an inmate’s doctor disclosed his HIV status to others within earshot of their conversation, the man does not have a private right of action based on the federal medical privacy law, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ...

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4th Circuit blocks abortion referral restrictions in Md.

A federal appeals court on Thursday permanently blocked the Trump administration’s rules preventing doctors and other medical providers who receive government funding from referring patients for abortion services. In its divided ruling, which applies statewide in Maryland, the full U.S. ...

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4th Circuit bats .500 at Supreme Court, strikes out in ‘Peace Cross’

The intermediate U.S. appeals court that reviews federal cases from Maryland and four nearby states batted .500 at the Supreme Court this past term. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals most notably struck out when the justices overturned its ...

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Supreme Court hears arguments on 40-foot ‘Peace Cross’ memorial

WASHINGTON – Attorneys defending a 40-foot cross erected as a war memorial on public land in Bladensburg told a seemingly divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that the monolith does not violate the constitutional separation of church and state, as ...

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Freddie Gray officers appeal dismissal of lawsuit against sheriff’s office member

Two of the officers prosecuted for Freddie Gray's arrest and death are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit against the member of the Baltimore Sheriff's Office that signed the application for charges against them.

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