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Law digest – 4/18/13

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Criminal Procedure, Communication with juror: The trial court’s substitution of a juror with an alternate at the start of deliberations, without first notifying counsel of the juror communication that prompted that action and seeking counsel’s response ...

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Opinions – 4/18/13: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Administrative Law Evidence at police trial board hearing  BOTTOM LINE: The police department, in a disciplinary proceeding of an officer, did not violate the rights of the officer by failing to disclose certain information regarding the FBI’s investigation of another ...

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Opinions – 3/28/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Civil Procedure Preliminary injunction  BOTTOM LINE: District court properly granted plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction because plaintiffs were likely to succeed on the merits of their ADA and Rehabilitation Act claims, and district court did not abuse its discretion ...

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Law digest – 3/21/13

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Constitutional Law, Ex Post Facto: The retroactive application of the sex offender registration statute to defendant, convicted in 2005 for a sex offense committed in 1984, violated the prohibition against ex post facto laws because, while ...

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Law digest: 3/5/13

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Insurance, Uninsured/PIP coverage offset by workers’ compensation benefits: An insured’s benefits payable under uninsured motorist coverage and personal injury protection coverage “shall be reduced” to the extent that the insured recovered benefits under workers’ compensation and ...

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