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Bill to exempt ‘sham’ marriages from spousal privilege advances

Maryland State House.

A bill to exempt marriages formed after a crime is committed from the spousal privilege — a general rule that one spouse cannot be compelled to testify against the other in a criminal proceeding — received a favorable report from a ...

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Appeals court finds class settlement interferes with consumer protection case

Judge Douglas R.M. Nazarian xxxxx. (File photo)

The Court of Special Appeals reversed a trial judge’s approval of a settlement with victims of an exploitative lead paint settlement scheme, finding the parties could not bargain away the Maryland Consumer Protection Division’s right to seek restitution from the ...

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