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Law digest – 4/16/15

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS  Civil Procedure, Personal jurisdiction: On remand of case from federal to state court, defendant was barred from moving to dismiss for insufficiency of service of process where a federal court summons was properly served on ...

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Law digest – 4/1/15

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Criminal Procedure, Consecutive sentences: Where defendant was given consecutive sentences for multiple convictions arising from the same armed robbery, Court of Special appeals properly affirmed circuit court’s imposition of consecutive sentences because, under CR §4-204, imposition ...

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Law digest – 3/5/15

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Criminal Law, Rule of Lenity: Where there were two overlapping, but not identical, criminal offenses prohibiting individuals previously convicted of certain drug-related crimes from possessing certain types of firearms, the prosecutor had discretion to charge the ...

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Law digest – 2/18/15

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Professional Responsibility, Indefinite suspension: 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 ...

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