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Edward J. Levin: Appellate courts deny two claims for easements but establish a third

In two recent cases, the Maryland appellate courts denied requests to declare that easements exist, but in a third the Court of Special Appeals found an easement by necessity. In Clickner v. Magothy River Association, Inc., 424 Md. 253, 35 ...

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Edward J. Levin: Recent cases provide guidance on prescriptive easements

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently decided two cases about prescriptive easements. In the first, the Court held that the provisions of a written easement agreement could be expanded by prescription. In the second, the Court held that a ...

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Edward J. Levin: Lessons from Fortress v. Dechert

In Summer 2010, the legal opinion world[1] was rocked by news that the claim of affiliates of Fortress Investment Group against the law firm Dechert LLP, for $50 million in damages arising from a legal opinion letter given by Dechert, ...

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