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Opinions – 11/28/11: U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

Criminal Law Possession of a firearm BOTTOM LINE: Under its plain language, statute prohibiting possession of a firearm while “employed for” a convicted felon is not limited in application to only those hired for tangible compensation. CASE: United States v. ...

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Opinions – 10/24/11: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Criminal Procedure Waiver of Miranda rights BOTTOM LINE: Where defendant did not unequivocally invoke his right to counsel, he waived his Miranda rights and, therefore, the statement defendant made during his custodial interrogation by police was admissible at trial. CASE: ...

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Opinions – 8/15/11: U.S. District Court of Maryland

Civil Procedure Removal BOTTOM LINE: In a lawsuit originally filed in state court involving federal claims against two defendants, it was sufficient for one defendant’s notice of removal to state that defendant had confirmed with co-defendant’s counsel that co-defendant had ...

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Opinions: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals – 6/13/11

Civil Procedure Removal BOTTOM LINE: Action brought by West Virginia Attorney General pursuant to consumer protection statutes, alleging that defendant pharmacy allegedly overcharged consumers for generic drugs, was not a “class action” subject to removal under the Class Action Fairness ...

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