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Tag Archives: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Locomotion in motion

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 ...

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Too late to debate

As I wrote in today’s paper, the Court of Special Appeals has held that a man who claimed to be the father of a child born during his marriage, despite evidence to the contrary — including his vasectomy — remains ...

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Law blog round-up

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 ...

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Wanted: Judges

The judiciary has begun advertising (scroll to the bottom of the page) for the next vacancy on the Court of Special Appeals, which will be created when Judge J. Frederick Sharer turns 70 in April. Sharer sits from the third ...

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Choosing a new chief judge

OK, I confess: I’m a law dork. It’s hard not to get sucked into law-dorkdom when you’ve covered Maryland’s legal community for the past couple of years. Anyway, because of my dork status, I’ve been thinking a lot today about ...

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