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Law digest: 6/6/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Law, Escape: The defendants’ convictions for second-degree escape were legally valid even though the convictions were predicated on their failure to obey a court order was legally invalid. Hill, et al. v. State, No. 93, ...

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Law digest: 5/23/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction for an attorney who assisted the children of an incompetent person in the execution and recording of forged and fraudulent documents. Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. Coppola, ...

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Law digest: 4/11/11

COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Expungement of driving record: Petitioner was not entitled to expungement of his drunken driving convictions, since records of his convictions were not part of his public driving record. Headen v. Motor Vehicle Administration, No. 42, ...

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Law digest: 4/4/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Joinder: The trial court, in a prior wrongful death action brought by decedent’s widow and children from second marriage, could not approve a settlement without the inclusion of decedent’s children from first marriage as ...

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Law digest: 3/28/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment was warranted for attorney who deposited his clients’ fee payments in a personal account and then abandoned his clients without refunding the fees. Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. Lara, Misc. Docket ...

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