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STEPHEN P. PLATT v. BOARD OF APPEALS, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Appellant Stephen Platt is a deaf man who was fired from his job for allegedly signing obscenities in American Sign Language. Platt sought unemployment compensation, but was denied benefits by a Claims Specialist because he had engaged in gross misconduct. He appeals.

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TALBOT COUNTY, MARYLAND v. LEWIS PLUGGE, ET AL.

Talbot County appeals the denial of dispositive motions filed throughout employees' wrongful termination case. It presents a single question for our review, which we have rephrased as follows: Whether the language in the employee handbook was sufficient to preclude appellees’ reliance on the layoff provisions of the document

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SHEILA BRECK v. MARYLAND STATE POLICE

Sheila Breck appeals a judgment of the Circuit Court, which affirmed an administrative disciplinary ruling of the Maryland State Police. Because appellee failed to maintain a record of a critical portion of the hearing, we vacate the judgment and remand with instructions to remand to MSP for further proceedings

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