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Tag Archives: Maryland Supreme Court

Maryland Supreme Court holds first public session with new name

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court Friday held its first public session with a name other than the Court of Appeals, as it had been called since 1776. “Welcome to the Supreme Court of Maryland,” Chief Justice Matthew J. Fader said ...

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Law Digest — Md. Supreme Court, Md. Appellate Court — Dec. 29, 2022

Maryland Supreme Court Administrative; agency deference: Where a reviewing court applies agency deference to legal interpretations of a tax statute when undertaking judicial review of a tax court decision, the court may give appropriate deference to the state comptroller’s interpretation ...

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Law Digest — 4th US Circuit, Maryland Supreme Court — Dec. 22, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Insurance; hot-air balloon accident: Where two persons suffered “gruesome injuries” in a hot-air balloon accident, the district court did not err in holding that the policy’s coverage limit of $100,000 per balloon ...

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‘Physical damage’ coverage excludes COVID-related losses, high court says

The Maryland Supreme Court (formerly the Court of Appeals) building in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

Companies that lost business during the COVID-19 pandemic cannot turn to the “physical loss or damage” coverage provision of their insurance policies for financial relief, the Maryland Supreme Court ruled.

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Senators consider name change for Maryland’s top two courts

ANNAPOLIS – “Justice” might finally come to Maryland. A proposed state constitutional amendment now before the General Assembly would change the name of Maryland’s top judicial tribunal from the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court of Maryland and the ...

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