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Opinions – 11/19/14: Maryland Court of Appeals

Professional Responsibility Disbarment  BOTTOM LINE: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction for an attorney who accepted a fee to perform agreed-upon legal work and abandoned the client without performing the work and without returning the unearned fee. CASE: Attorney Grievance Commission ...

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Law digest – 11/5/14

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Commercial Law, Loan refinancing: Under the federal Truth in Lending Act, the borrower’s right of rescission may not be invoked before the loan transaction is consummated; therefore, where a borrower attempted to rescind his loan before ...

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Law digest – 10/30/14

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction for an attorney who accepted a retainer to perform legal work, abandoned the client without performing the work and without returning the fee, and failed to cooperate with ...

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Opinions – 10/30/14: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Constitutional Law Extradition  BOTTOM LINE: Minor clerical errors in documents supporting an extradition order issued against defendant were not sufficient to show that the documents were not, on their face, in order, and therefore did not invalidate the extradition order. ...

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Law digest – 10/22/14

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Civil Procedure, Demand for a jury trial: Checking the “jury demand” box on the case information report is not a proper demand for a jury trial, even where the case information report was filed with ...

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Law digest – 10/15/14

Maryland Court of Special Appeals Criminal Procedure, Competence to stand trial: After defendant was granted a new trial on assault charges, the fact that his first trial had been delayed for four years while he was deemed incompetent to stand ...

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