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Tag Archives: Attorney-client privilege

Frosh urges justices to decline Germantown murderer’s appeal (access required)

Maryland’s attorney general has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand the first-degree murder conviction and life sentence of a woman who killed her husband’s ex-wife in Germantown seven years ago. In papers filed Friday with the justices, Brian ...

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Justices show interest in hearing Germantown murderer’s appeal (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown interest in hearing the appeal of a woman sentenced to life in prison for the first-degree murder of her husband’s ex-wife in Germantown seven years ago. The justices have asked the Maryland Attorney General’s ...

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Federal prosecutors seek rehearing on law firm search ruling (access required)

Federal prosecutors are seeking review of an appellate decision that invalidated their method of searching potentially privileged law firm files last year. Prosecutors seized files and emails from Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP last year as part of an investigation into ...

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4th Circuit orders magistrate, not feds, to review materials seized from law firm (access required)

A federal appeals court ordered the review materials seized from a law firm in June to be reassigned from prosecutors to a magistrate judge Thursday. Attorneys appeared before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday to argue the appropriateness of ...

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Chief justice offers advice at middle-school commencement

Welcome to Monday, the 39th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s prohibition on George Carlin’s seven “filthy words.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — The chief justice has advice for ...

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Plaintiffs in alleged kickback class-action seek second Creig Northrop deposition (access required)

Attorneys in a class-action lawsuit against one of Maryland’s largest real estate groups believe a six-word email could help prove an alleged kickback scheme. The plaintiffs’ lawyers want Creig Northrop of The Creig Northrop Team P.C. to appear for a ...

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Rockville’s job-bias report remains off-limits (access required)

The City of Rockville will not have to share a 2012 report it commissioned on employment discrimination with a former employee who claims he was underpaid and ultimately fired because of his race. A federal magistrate judge in Greenbelt ruled that the attorney-client privilege protects the report that Courtney L. Morgan, who is black, sought in his racial discrimination suit.

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