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Tag Archives: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Maryland’s top court becomes ‘Supreme’ as name change takes effect

Supreme Court of Maryland

The names of Maryland’s two appellate courts and the titles of the state’s top judges changed Wednesday with a gubernatorial proclamation.

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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — Nov. 3, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Criminal; ineffective assistance of counsel: Although the court held in 2010 and 2011 that a question about the “CSI-effect” during voir dire constituted reversible error, the defendant’s attorney did not provide ineffective assistance of counsel when ...

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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — Sept. 8, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Negligence; educational malpractice doctrine: Where parents sued school officials for not protecting their minor daughter from injuries from other students, the educational malpractice doctrine did not bar the claims. The court has not applied the educational ...

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Md. appeals court hands victory to Clipper Mill residents who opposed development

Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals has ruled that a proposed development at Clipper Mill must undergo a review to ensure the preservation of the historic Tractor Building — a decision that likely means the change will have to go before ...

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

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Constitutional; privileges and immunities clause: Where a Prince George’s county statute barred nonresidents who are not employed by the county from purchasing tax-delinquent properties at the county’s limited auction, and the restriction ...

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‘Good cause’ provision of Md. expungement law has limits, appeals court rules

Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals vacated a woman’s expungement in a decade-old identity fraud case, ruling that a “good cause” provision in the state law designed to shield old criminal convictions does not give judges the authority to grant expungement ...

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