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Law digest: 4/2/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Interrogation after invocation of Miranda rights: The conversation that ensued after defendant’s invocation of his right to an attorney constituted an impermissible custodial interrogation and, therefore, defendant’s inculpatory statements should have been suppressed. Phillips ...

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Law digest: 3/19/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Tax Law, Statute of Limitations: Statute of limitations in §13-1104(c)(2)(i) of the Maryland Tax-General Article began to run on refund claim on the date that Internal Revenue Service issued its report, in a Form 4549A, identifying ...

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Law digest – 3/5/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Constitutional Law, Right to counsel in post-conviction proceedings: Criminal defendant had no right to counsel in post-conviction collateral proceedings, and therefore circuit court did not abuse its discretion in allowing defendant to discharge counsel and continue ...

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Law digest: 2/27/12

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Competency: Following the dismissal of felony charges because defendants remained incompetent after five years, their re-indictments on the same charges, as well as their continued confinement under criminal commitments based on such re-indictments, ...

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Law digest: 2/21/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Rights, Handicap discrimination under county code: Plaintiff’s latex allergy was an impairment which substantially limited her major life activities of socialization and parenting, and thus was a “handicap” within the meaning of the Howard County ...

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Law digest: 2/13/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Motion for new trial: The trial court did not err in denying defendant-physician’s motion for a new trial, where the Court of Appeals’ holding in the case did not substantively change the Maryland common ...

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Law digest: 2/6/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Commercial Law, Secondary Mortgage Loan Law: The Secondary Mortgage Loan Law does not restrict a mortgage lender to a single loan origination fee, as long as the aggregate fees charged and collected do not exceed the ...

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Law digest – 1/30/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Telecommunications, PSC’s duty to ensure quality: The Public Service Commission acted within its discretion in approving an incentive-based Alternative Form of Regulation as part of a settlement of six complaints about Verizon’s telecommunications service; and the ...

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