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Opinions – 6/13/13: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure Judicial review  BOTTOM LINE: Petition for judicial review was properly dismissed as untimely, where the mailbox rule did not afford petitioner three days beyond the thirty-day period imposed by Rule 7-203(a) to file his petition. CASE: Bush v. ...

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Opinions – 6/6/13: Maryland Court of Appeals

Civil Procedure Standing  BOTTOM LINE: Plaintiffs lacked standing to bring a declaratory judgment action against County challenging a variety of resolutions, ordinances, zoning decisions, and administrative actions. CASE: Kendall v. Howard County, Maryland, No. 50, Sept. Term, 2012 (filed May ...

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Law digest – 5/30/13

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Constitutional Law, Double jeopardy: There was no manifest necessity for a mistrial and, therefore, retrial on the three counts for which the jury indicated a unanimous vote on the verdict sheet was barred by double jeopardy. ...

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Opinions – 5/30/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Administrative Law Exhaustion of remedies under FOIA  BOTTOM LINE: Because the Drug Enforcement Administration violated its statutory deadline for responding to plaintiff’s Freedom of Information Act request for documents concerning regulation of the drug carisoprodol, the plaintiff constructively exhausted his ...

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Opinions – 5/30/13: Maryland Court of Appeals

Constitutional Law Double jeopardy  BOTTOM LINE: There was no manifest necessity for a mistrial and, therefore, retrial on the three counts for which the jury indicated a unanimous vote on the verdict sheet was barred by double jeopardy. CASE: State ...

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Law digest – 5/23/13

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Administrative Law, Revocation of license: There was substantial evidence in the record to support the decision of the Commissioner of the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development to revoke developer’s multiple-family dwelling license ...

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Opinions – 5/23/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Civil Procedure Discovery expenses  BOTTOM LINE: For purposes of federal statute which sets forth costs that may be awarded to prevailing parties in lawsuits brought in federal court, taxable costs related to electronically stored information are limited to converting electronic ...

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Opinions – 5/23/13: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Administrative Law Revocation of license  BOTTOM LINE: There was substantial evidence in the record to support the decision of the Commissioner of the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development to revoke developer’s multiple-family dwelling license pursuant to Baltimore ...

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