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Tag Archives: consumer protection

Elizabeth Warren comes to Baltimore

Harvard Law School professor and Obama administration official Elizabeth Warren will be in Baltimore on Thursday for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. Warren serves as a special adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury on the ...

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Law digest: 3/21/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Continuance of trial: Trial court abused its discretion in denying a continuance of trial in order to accommodate plaintiff’s religious beliefs, which prohibited any appearance or advocacy on his behalf during a particular religious ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court: 3/14/11

Consumer Protection Debt collection BOTTOM LINE: Defendant acted as a debt collector in the State of Maryland without a license and unlawfully filed lawsuits against plaintiffs as part of its debt collection practices, in violation of the Fair Debt Collection ...

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Third-party energy supplier accused of fraud grilled by PSC

The Maryland Public Service Commission Wednesday grilled representatives of a third-party energy supplier that uses multilevel marketing over complaints of fraud and deceptive advertising. The PSC held the hearing to address complaints against North American Power and Gas Inc., of ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Appeals

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Consumer Protection New-home construction BOTTOM LINE: Although the evidence did not support the conclusion that a developer held itself out as a registered home builder, its new-home construction contracts violated the Consumer Protection Act by requiring ...

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Law digest: December 13, 2010

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Consumer Protection, New-home construction: Although the evidence did not support the conclusion that a developer held itself out as a registered home builder, its new-home construction contracts violated the Consumer Protection Act by requiring purchasers to ...

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Clinic joins foreclosure motions

The students in Peter Holland’s consumer protection law clinic preparing for trial finished Tuesday’s class practicing a cross-examination based on discrepancies in signed bank documents. Holland, on the witness stand as the person who signed the documents, answered questions about ...

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