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Tag Archives: criminal procedure

Opinions – 1/23/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Criminal Procedure Right to counsel at bail determination BOTTOM LINE: Under Maryland’s Public Defender statute, an indigent defendant has a right to appointed counsel at his or her initial appearance before a judicial officer in order for the judicial officer ...

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Law digest: 1/23/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Right to counsel at bail determination: Under Maryland’s Public Defender statute, an indigent defendant has a right to appointed counsel at his or her initial appearance before a judicial officer in order for the ...

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Opinions – 1/17/12: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Admiralty Law Constructive loss BOTTOM LINE: Where plaintiffs’ yacht was damaged following an allision with an army vessel, doctrine of constructive loss applied to limit plaintiffs’ awardable damages to the market cost of the yacht, because the cost of repairing ...

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Law digest: 1/9/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, LEOBR statute of limitations: After law enforcement officer knowingly made a material false statement during an investigation of prior misconduct, law enforcement agency had one year from the day the false statement came to ...

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Opinions – 1/9/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Administrative Law LEOBR statute of limitations BOTTOM LINE: After law enforcement officer knowingly made a material false statement during an investigation of prior misconduct, law enforcement agency had one year from the day the false statement came to its attention ...

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Opinions – 1/9/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Rights Fair Housing Amendments Act BOTTOM LINE: During mediation of dispute between disabled tenant and building management company, management company could not have violated Maryland Code, Article 49B §22(a)(9) by holding mediation meeting in a wheelchair-inaccessible location because tenant ...

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Opinions – U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals: 12/12/11

Criminal Procedure Search & seizure BOTTOM LINE: Police officer acted diligently in placing call to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to verify validity of defendant’s identification during traffic stop for possible impairment of driver of vehicle in which defendant was ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 12/12/11

Administrative Law Medical licensing BOTTOM LINE: Where physician failed to disclose existence of a pending malpractice action against him on his license renewal application, physician violated ethics rules by falsely indicating that he was not involved in a medical malpractice ...

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Opinions – 11/28/11: Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure Discovery BOTTOM LINE: In a medical malpractice action that some of the defendants settled prior to trial, those settlement amounts were not subject to discovery by the remaining defendants at the pre-verdict stage because the amounts did not, ...

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