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Law Digest — Maryland Court of Special Appeals — Nov. 29, 2018

Court of Special Appeals Administrative Law, Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights: Although the Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights (“LEOBR”), codified in Maryland Code, Public Safety Article §§101-113, prohibits the use of the results of a polygraph examination as ...

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Law Digest — Maryland Court of Special Appeals — Nov. 22, 2018

Court of Special Appeals Negligence, Duty to warn: Where the wife of an employee who worked with an asbestos-containing product died due to malignant mesothelioma contracted after years of washing the employee’s dirty work clothes and her survivors and estate ...

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Law Digest – Maryland Court of Appeals and 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals – Feb. 15, 2018

Court of Appeals Constitutional Law, Confrontation Clause: Judgment of the Court of Special Appeals, which affirmed defendant’s conviction, reversed because, where trial court denied the defense the opportunity to cross-examine State’s witness as to his own pending criminal charges, defendant ...

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Law Digest — Maryland Court of Special Appeals — June 30, 2016

Court of Special Appeals Administrative Law, Strict liability for liquor license violations: Where Liquor Board suspended tavern owner’s license due to violations of rules prohibiting indecent exposure and solicitation even though tavern owner had no actual or constructive knowledge of ...

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Law Digest — Maryland Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals — March 17, 2016

Maryland Court of Appeals Torts, Strict liability: Noise emanating from the discharge of a fireworks display did not constitute an abnormally dangerous activity warranting the imposition of strict liability, because the statutory scheme regulating the use of fireworks significantly reduces ...

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Opinions – 2/18/15: Maryland Court of Appeals

Professional Responsibility Indefinite suspension   BOTTOM LINE: Court of Appeals suspended indefinitely an attorney who did not protect a client’s claim from expiration as the statute of limitations, misrepresented the status of the claim to the client for five years, ...

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Law digest – 2/5/15

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Contract Law, Letters of intent: Letter of intent was enforceable as a binding contract because the plain language of the letter demonstrated that the parties intended to be bound and it expressed definite agreement on all ...

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Law digest – 1/28/15

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Criminal Procedure, Probation: Probation agent’s instruction — that defendant, who was released early from prison subject to mandatory supervision, comply with a condition of mandatory supervision by submitting to a polygraph test — was not outside ...

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