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Tag Archives: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

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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Md. appeals court overturns doctor’s sanction over ‘honest mistake’ on application

The State Board of Physicians abused its discretion when it sanctioned a distinguished Walter Reed research physician who made an “inadvertent error in responding to a confusing question” on a licensure application, a Maryland appeals court found. Hundreds of other ...

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Law Digest — 4th US Circuit, Md. Court of Special Appeals — May 5, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Arbitration; illusory promise: Where the employer retained the right to “change, abolish or modify existing policies, procedures or benefits applicable to employees as it may deem necessary with or without notice,” its ...

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Law Digest — Court of Appeals, Court of Special Appeals — March 10, 2022

Maryland Court of Appeals Attorneys; indefinite suspension: Where an attorney represented to bar counsel that there were no disciplinary complaints pending against her, despite prior correspondence from bar counsel about a disciplinary complaint, she violated multiple sections of the Maryland ...

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Law Digest — 4th US Circuit, Md. Court of Special Appeals — March 3, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Consumer Protection; RESPA: Where a borrower’s letter to his loan servicer included the name, account number and other information that would enable the servicer to identify the account, and it explained why ...

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Appeals court rules against Baltimore police’s PIA fee waiver denial

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

The Baltimore Police Department’s refusal to waive a $245,000 fee for public records related to officers’ use of force was arbitrary and capricious, Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals ruled this week, marking the second time in recent months that the ...

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