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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — Sept. 8, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Negligence; educational malpractice doctrine: Where parents sued school officials for not protecting their minor daughter from injuries from other students, the educational malpractice doctrine did not bar the claims. The court has not applied the educational ...

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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — June 9, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Administrative; stare decisis: Where the court previously ruled on the Maryland Department of the Environment’s authority to develop and issue permits to municipal separate storm sewer systems, or MS4s, in Maryland, there no “significant change in ...

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Md. high court walks back discovery change in attorney grievance cases

The Court of Appeals has modified its discovery rules in attorney grievance proceedings, but not before a meeting to discuss the issue turned into a scathing critique of one lawyer.

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High court refers dispute over attorney grievance discovery rules to committee

The Maryland Judiciary's rules committee will revisit a recent change to discovery rules after the revision became a key issue in a pending attorney grievance proceeding.

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Law Digest — 4th Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — Feb. 17, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Consumer Protection; Absent class member: Where 28 U.S.C. § 636(c) provides a magistrate judge with jurisdiction to approve a class action and enter judgment only by consent of the parties, the Fourth ...

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Bar Counsel seeks discipline against Ravenell after money laundering conviction

The Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission is seeking disciplinary action against Kenneth W. Ravenell, whose high-profile criminal trial ended last month with a conviction on a federal money laundering charge.

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Maryland’s retiring top judge recalls ‘sleepless nights’ as she prepares to pass ‘the baton’

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera didn't expect to spend her last 18 months trying to keep courts open in an effort to stanch a pandemic.

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