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Tag Archives: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

4th Circuit declines to delay Ravenell’s prison sentence while he appeals conviction

Baltimore defense lawyer Kenneth W. Ravenell will not be able to avoid serving time in prison while he appeals his money laundering conviction, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. In a brief order, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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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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Law Digest — 4th Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — July 14, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit  Contract; damages: Where a tenant argued the landlord received an improper windfall because it was awarded both late fees and interest for a breach, that argument was rejected. The parties’ lease allowed ...

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With Md. laws in their sights, gun rights advocates hail high court’s ruling

The Supreme Court’s decision has emboldened Maryland gun rights advocates in their pending Second Amendment challenges to the state’s handgun permitting and licensing requirements.

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Law Digest — 4th Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — June 16, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Bankruptcy; dischargeability: Where the bankruptcy code provides that small business debtors are not entitled to discharge certain categories of debt, including debts “for willful and malicious injury by the debtor to another ...

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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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