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Tag Archives: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

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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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 Circuit, Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — June 16, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Bankruptcy; dischargeability: Where the bankruptcy code provides that small business debtors are not entitled to discharge certain categories of debt, including debts “for willful and malicious injury by the debtor to another ...

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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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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — May 12, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Criminal; possession of a firearm elements: Where the Maryland Public Safety code prohibits a felon from possessing a firearm, the word “possess” requires only that the person have knowledge of possession. It does not extend the ...

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