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Tag Archives: appellate litigation

Officers seek to block state’s appeal in Freddie Gray case (access required)

Three Baltimore police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case are asking Maryland’s second-highest court to block the state from appealing a lower-court ruling barring another officer from testifying against them. Lawyers for Lt. Brian Rice and officers Garrett Miller ...

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Attorney urges 4th Circuit to rule in Va. transgender student’s favor (access required)

RICHMOND, Va. — Public schools and courts across the country will be closely watching a Virginia case for guidance on restroom policies about gender and gender identity, a lawyer for a transgender teenager said Wednesday after a hearing before a ...

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Seth M. Rotenberg: Your presence is (not necessarily) requested at foreclosure sales (access required)

In the recent case of Fisher v. Ward, et al., the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that a foreclosure trustee need not be physically present at a foreclosure sale, and that the trustee’s “constructive” presence would suffice.  Additionally, the ...

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Md. appellate panel tosses millions awarded in landlord-tenant dispute (access required)

A Maryland appellate panel has thrown out most of the $8 million in compensatory and punitive damages awarded to the former owner of a Rockville office building from a tenant who allegedly twice forced the landlord into foreclosure because of ...

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Maryland public defender appeals DNA case to Supreme Court (access required)

Maryland's chief public defender asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review and overturn a state high court ruling that police acted constitutionally when they used the DNA sample a homeless man gave them for a rape investigation to link him to an unrelated burglary.

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