Tag Archives: Law

Law Digest: October 25, 2010

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Torts, Qualified immunity: Qualified immunity does not extend to an officer who was not “in pursuit” when his car struck another vehicle, injuring plaintiffs. Schreyer v. Chaplain, No. 121 Sept. Term, 2008. COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS ...

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New renewable energy law may be flawed

A law intended to strengthen the state’s renewable energy program has been turned on its head by a working group of the Public Service Commission, said Sen. Paul Pinsky, the legislation’s sponsor. The Prince George’s County Democrat is angry about ...

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Law digest – October 18, 2010

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Appointed counsel: Although the juvenile judge was correct in appointing outside counsel to resolve potential conflict, she abused her discretion in summarily precluding all Office of the Public Defender staff from representing defendant. In ...

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On the Move – Legal Edition

Lynn Wintriss has joined DLA Piper’s Baltimore office as Of Counsel in the trusts and estates practice. She previously served as president of Atapco Financial Services, in Baltimore, where she provided planning for individuals, trusts, partnerships and foundations. Before that, ...

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Overcoming fear of pro bono with discrete tasks

Maryland is having its own Katrina: a disaster in the form of a severe economic downturn putting the screws on people living at the bottom of the economic ladder — and forcing an increasing number of formerly middle-class folks into ...

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Law digest: October 12, 2010

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS: Criminal Law, Reckless endangerment: Indictments of defendants for reckless endangerment were legally sufficient where the conduct charged was a failure to aid a dying boy in defendants’ custody and care. State v. Kanavy, et al., No. ...

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