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Tag Archives: Maryland Law COVID-19

Hogan calls orders’ challenge moot, negated by high court

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks during a news conference on April 24, 2020 in Annapolis. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

A constitutional challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s safer-at-home orders has been rendered moot by a relaxation in his pandemic-compelled directives and negated by a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding restrictions on attendance at houses of worship amid the COVID-19 virus, ...

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Remote transactions in Md. during the pandemic

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Because of COVID-19, many of us are working remotely. Fortunately, in Maryland we operate in an environment in which documents may be drafted, negotiated, executed, acknowledged, and recorded from the comforts of our homes. In Maryland documents are generally not ...

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The 1905 case that governs the law

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In mid-March this year, shortly before St. Patrick’s Day, Gov. Larry Hogan ordered that the state’s restaurants be closed to stop COVID-19 from spreading. There were widespread complaints by owners and threats to disobey the governor’s orders. I received a ...

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Having resorted to cuts, furloughs, Md. law firms hope worst is over

Miles & Stockbridge has begun recalling some staff and attorneys who were furloughed, says firm chair Nancy W. Greene. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Big Maryland law firms have not been immune to the financial ills wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many having resorted to salary reductions, furloughs, and spending cuts in the past two months spurred largely by suspended court proceedings and ...

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