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Tag Archives: circuit court

Jury deliberations under way in murder case of former U.Va. lacrosse player

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jurors in the murder trial of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player deliberated for hours Wednesday whether he battered his ex-girlfriend to death in a drunken, jealous rage or if his intent to talk with her ...

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Secondhand-smoke suit catches lawmaker’s eye

In the past, the cooperative association at Greenbelt Homes has taken action against residents for noise complaints, barking dogs and hoarding. The association drew the line, though, when David S. Schuman wanted to confine his next-door neighbor’s smoking to a ...

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Opinions – 10/17/11: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Criminal Law Supplemental jury instructions BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court did not err in giving a supplemental jury instruction, patterned upon the definition of consent set forth in the model second-degree rape instruction, in response to a jury question asking ...

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Pair joins Saul Ewing from McGuireWoods

When opportunity came knocking for construction litigation partners Don Rea and Michelle Lipkowitz, they decided to make the move to Saul Ewing LLP. The two were approached by several different firms about leaving the Baltimore office of McGuireWoods LLP. They ...

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Top 5: ‘He has permanent scarring’

Two multimillion-dollar lawsuits filed in Baltimore City are among the most-read legal affairs stories this week. One lawsuit alleges police misconduct, the other filed in response to a boy being attacked by the pit bull. But the top stories of ...

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Opinions – 9/12/11: Court of Special Appeals

Commercial Law Damages BOTTOM LINE: In a suit over deceptive trade practices, because plaintiff received the relief he requested on his individual claims, his class action suit was moot and, as a matter of law, plaintiff was not entitled to ...

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