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Employers face risk if rules on work use of personal devices aren’t clear (access required)

WASHINGTON — Employers are increasingly allowing their employees to use their own laptops, tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices for work purposes — and that is creating a plethora of potential legal issues. Employment defense lawyers say that every ...

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Opinions – 7/23/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals (access required)

Criminal Procedure Jury instructions BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court erred by refusing to allow defendant’s request to submit the charge of fourth-degree burglary to the jury, where the evidence was legally sufficient for defendant to be convicted of either third-degree ...

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Law movers – 6/25/12: Barnes turns private (access required)

Barnes turns private Tara A. Barnes has joined Baltimore’s Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie LLC as an associate. Her practice includes civil litigation, with a focus on negligence, insurance defense, workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Before joining the firm, ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Legal internships – Experience worth giving and getting (access required)

The two law schools in Maryland offer different opportunities for legal internships. At the University of Baltimore School of Law, there are internship/externship opportunities for credit or for no credit, even with private law firms. At the University of Maryland ...

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