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Opinions – 9/10/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Alternative Dispute Resolution Grounds for vacating arbitration award BOTTOM LINE: Appellate court erred when it vacated arbitration award on basis that award was “completely irrational” and demonstrated “manifest disregard of the law.” CASE: Downey v. Sharp, No. 19, Sept. Term, ...

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Law digest: 6/4/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Maryland Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act: Because the “listening post” where the law enforcement officers first heard communications intercepted from defendant’s cell phone was within the geographical jurisdiction of the circuit court issuing the ...

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Opinions – 6/4/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Alternative Dispute Resolution Right to enforce arbitration clause BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court erred in granting defendants’ request for arbitration because the defendants were not signatories to the contract that contained the arbitration clause; nor was there a “significant relationship” ...

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Law digest: 5/29/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Alternative Dispute Resolution, Statute of limitations: While non-binding arbitration, mandated by an employment contract, may have constituted a condition precedent to litigation, pursuing arbitration neither postponed the accrual of the underlying breach of contract claims, nor ...

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Opinions – 5/29/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Alternative Dispute Resolution Statute of limitations BOTTOM LINE: While non-binding arbitration, mandated by an employment contract, may have constituted a condition precedent to litigation, pursuing arbitration neither postponed the accrual of the underlying breach of contract claims, nor otherwise tolled ...

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Hendler becomes civil mediator

Michael G. Hendler, managing member of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler LLC, has completed the requisite training to become a certified court-designated mediator of civil cases. Presented by the Maryland State Bar Association, the five-day, 40-hour training covered theories of negotiation and ...

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