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Tag Archives: appeals

Law Digest: October 25, 2010 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Torts, Qualified immunity: Qualified immunity does not extend to an officer who was not “in pursuit” when his car struck another vehicle, injuring plaintiffs. Schreyer v. Chaplain, No. 121 Sept. Term, 2008. COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS ...

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D.C. Circuit weighs stem cell research ban

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration pleaded with an appeals court Monday to overturn a judge’s order halting federal funding of stem cell research, arguing the ban would irreparably harm scientific progress toward potentially lifesaving medical treatment. A three-judge panel of ...

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Trial nerves (access required)

My next jury trial is Tuesday—it’s a rather simple workers’ compensation appeal that, by all accounts, should be finished in a day. The employer and the insurer, appellants to the Commission’s order, put their medical expert on video months ago, ...

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Appeals court: Once al-Qaida, always al-Qaida?

WASHINGTON — Appeals court judges deciding whether to release a Guantanamo Bay detainee asked Friday: If once an al-Qaida member, always an al-Qaida member? The Obama administration has appealed an order for the release of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who has ...

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