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Law digest – 8/20/12

Criminal Procedure, Civil commitment: Where defendant had multiple convictions for making harassing phone calls of violent, sexual content, district court properly denied government’s request for defendant to be committed under the Adam Walsh Act following his release from prison, because ...

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Law digest – 8/13/12

Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction over foreign corporation: Foreign corporations possessed sufficient contacts with the state to support the court’s exercise of personal jurisdiction over them, because the corporations purposefully availed themselves of privilege of conducting activities in forum state, plaintiff’s claims ...

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Law digest – 7/23/12

COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Jury instructions: The circuit court erred by refusing to submit the charge of fourth-degree burglary to the jury, where the evidence was legally sufficient for defendant to be convicted of either third-degree burglary or ...

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Law digest – 7/16/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Post-conviction relief: Defendant was not entitled to post-conviction relief to re-litigate the allegation that the trial court erred by excluding expert testimony, because that issue had already been finally litigated and cases decided after ...

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Law digest: 7/9/12

Administrative Law, Driver’s license suspension: In overturning a driver’s license suspension based on driving while intoxicated, the circuit court improperly ruled that the officer had to indicate, on the Motor Vehicle Administration form, the reasonable grounds for the underlying stop ...

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Opinions – 7/2/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Real Property Interpretation of deed BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court did not err by declaring that plaintiff owned no interest in a 10-foot strip of land that borders property owned by both plaintiff and defendants, and that defendant holds all ...

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