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Law Digest — 4th Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — July 14, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit  Contract; damages: Where a tenant argued the landlord received an improper windfall because it was awarded both late fees and interest for a breach, that argument was rejected. The parties’ lease allowed ...

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Law Digest — 4th Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — July 7, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Criminal; civil contempt: Where the defendant argued the wire fraud convictions for her role in a $100 million fraud scheme should be vacated because the scheme was devised and carried out in ...

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Law Digest — 4th US Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — June 2, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Civil Practice; Good cause for untimely service: A court may excuse a plaintiff’s failure to serve defendants within the 90-day period required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) even where the plaintiff ...

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Md. high court disbars lawyer who ‘borrowed’ from attorney trust

Maryland’s Court of Appeals this week disbarred a Westminster attorney who “violated one of the most sacred obligations” of the legal profession by borrowing money from his attorney trust account without permission from a client. The court found that Clifford ...

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