What effect will the Supreme Court’s ruling on drug-label warnings, Wyeth v. Levine, have in the state’s trial courts? While it will undoubtedly move cases forward, lawyers in Maryland don’t expect a flood of new litigation. As one noted, “There ...Read More »
The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has deemed three of the six applicants for Judge Sally Adkins’ former Court of Special Appeals seat qualified for the job. Adkins was elevated to the Court of Appeals in June. Her replacement must be ...
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Sometimes judges mercifully take the edge off their legalese-heavy opinions by employing literary devices. A federal judge in Washington grabbed headlines last month with his penchant for rhyme. In an opinion in May, Court of Appeals Judge Glenn T. Harrell ...Read More »
Good afternoon! Here are a few law-related links for your Monday. A lawyer who handles automobile lemon claims blogs about the latest lemon-law decision (PDF) from the Court of Special Appeals. The governor has “moved at a snail’s pace” in ...Read More »
Reporter Brendan Kearney sorted through opinion after opinion last week, hoping to reveal the state appellate judges with the most “pen power.” What resulted are two sets of information, one on the Court of Special Appeals, another on the Court ...Read More »