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Tag Archives: Miranda rights

Court seems divided over Miranda rights in prison

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed split Tuesday on whether to require police to read Miranda rights to prison inmates every time they interrogate them about crimes unrelated to their current incarceration. The high court heard arguments from lawyers from ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 8/1/11

Administrative Law Jurisdiction of Maryland Insurance Administration BOTTOM LINE: The Maryland Insurance Administration possesses primary jurisdiction over plaintiff’s claim that defendant overcharged him for title insurance, and, therefore, plaintiff must pursue his claim initially through an administrative adjudication process. CASE: ...

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Law digest: 8/1/11

COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Jurisdiction of Maryland Insurance Administration: The Maryland Insurance Administration possesses primary jurisdiction over plaintiff’s claim that defendant overcharged him for title insurance, and, therefore, plaintiff must pursue his claim initially through an administrative adjudication process. ...

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Murder conviction overturned due to ‘Miranda’ violations

A murder suspect’s request that he not talk to police anymore until he spoke with a lawyer was an unambiguous invocation of his right to counsel, the state’s top court ruled Tuesday. The Court of Appeals granted Warren Lee Ballard ...

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Defense lawyers cheer child ‘Miranda’ ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the age of a juvenile is a factor that must be considered in determining whether the child is “in custody” for Miranda purposes is common-sense protection against coercive interrogation techniques, defense attorneys and juvenile ...

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Court of Appeals overturns Lupfer murder conviction

Maryland’s top court has held that a defendant’s testimony of his pre-arrest intentions to cooperate with police did not “open the door” enough to allow prosecutors to question him about his post-arrest, post-Miranda silence. Monday’s opinion from the Court of ...

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Opinions – Court of Special Appeals: 4/18/11

Contract Law Guarantor BOTTOM LINE: Where managing member of professional limited liability company signed as guarantor of a credit agreement between the company and the lender, the clear language of the agreement showed that the guaranty was made in a ...

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