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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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Law digest: 3/21/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Continuance of trial: Trial court abused its discretion in denying a continuance of trial in order to accommodate plaintiff’s religious beliefs, which prohibited any appearance or advocacy on his behalf during a particular religious ...

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Law digest: 3/14/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Continuance of trial: Trial court abused its discretion in denying a continuance of trial in order to accommodate plaintiff’s religious beliefs, which prohibited any appearance or advocacy on his behalf during a particular religious ...

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Law digest: 3/7/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Judicial review: Meaningful judicial review was possible where the Board of Appeals summarized substantial evidence in support of its conclusory findings that the variance applicants had failed to establish that their proposed development would ...

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