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Agencies must provide record to judge reviewing workers’ firing, Md. court says (access required)

Maryland’s second highest court has resolved in favor of fired employees the procedural issue of whether they, the administrative agency they worked for or the Office of Administrative Hearings has the legal obligation to submit the record of the termination ...

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Court of Appeals holds that deference is owed to traffic police (access required)

Administrative law judges must defer to a police officer’s reasonable belief that the motorist behind the steering wheel during a traffic stop was driving the car when the alleged violation occurred moments earlier, Maryland’s top court has unanimously held in ...

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‘Money Guys’ challenge to securities proceedings rejected (access required)

A trial judge on Thursday rejected as premature investment adviser Philip Rousseaux’s constitutional challenge to the Maryland securities commissioner’s administrative proceeding that seeks to revoke the “Money Guys” infomercial star’s license for having allegedly misled clients and falsified forms.

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SHEILA BRECK v. MARYLAND STATE POLICE (access required)

Sheila Breck appeals a judgment of the Circuit Court, which affirmed an administrative disciplinary ruling of the Maryland State Police. Because appellee failed to maintain a record of a critical portion of the hearing, we vacate the judgment and remand with instructions to remand to MSP for further proceedings

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WASHINGTON GAS ENERGY SERVICES v. MARYLAND PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Washington Gas asks that we order the Commission to instruct BGE to return over-collected funds to suppliers. It asks whether the Commission exceeded its statutory authority, employed unlawful procedure, or acted arbitrarily or capriciously when setting certain discount rates to zero for Years 2 and 3 of the Purchase of Receivables program.

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