Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: ruling

Personal-info certificates on hold until Sept. 1 (access required)

Maryland’s top court Tuesday voted to defer until Sept. 1 implementation of a rule that would require attorneys to certify they have not included any litigant’s Social Security, taxpayer identification, bank account or medical account number in each document they file with the court.

Read More »

Rule on personal info certificate may wait (access required)

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday will consider deferring implementation of a rule that, beginning July 1, would require attorneys to certify they have not included any litigant’s Social Security, taxpayer identification, bank account or medical account number in each document they file with the court.

Read More »

Top court won’t stay lawyers-at-bail ruling (access required)

Maryland’s top court said Wednesday it will not stay its landmark decision that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to counsel at initial bail hearings — but even so, it may have prolonged the seven-year legal fight between the accused and the state.

Read More »

Farm groups appeal Chesapeake Bay cleanup ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, ...

Read More »

Arbitration ruling divides litigation bar, spurs calls to Congress (access required)

The chasm between corporate-defense attorneys who extol the virtues of mandatory arbitration agreements and members of the plaintiffs’ bar who say the pacts strip consumers of their right to redress was widened by the U.S. Supreme Court last month.

Read More »