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Tag Archives: election law

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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Schurick’s fate in jury’s hands

A Baltimore jury will continue deliberating Tuesday morning on whether Paul E. Schurick tried to sabotage Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s re-election last fall with Election Day robocalls telling Democrats in the city and Prince George’s County that victory was at ...

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Opinions – 12/5/11: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Election Law Campaign contributions prohibition BOTTOM LINE: District court’s denial of lobbyist’s constitutional challenge to North Carolina’s statute limiting campaign contributions to public officials affirmed, because the statute, which prohibits only contributions with monetary value, was properly tailored to address ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 4/4/11

Civil Procedure Joinder BOTTOM LINE: The trial court, in a prior wrongful death action brought by decedent’s widow and children from second marriage, could not approve a settlement without the inclusion of decedent’s children from first marriage as plaintiffs; therefore, ...

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Law digest: 4/4/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Joinder: The trial court, in a prior wrongful death action brought by decedent’s widow and children from second marriage, could not approve a settlement without the inclusion of decedent’s children from first marriage as ...

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