Constitutional Law Search & seizure BOTTOM LINE: Defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights were not violated where police had reasonable articulable suspicion to initiate a traffic stop of the vehicle in which defendant was a passenger and probable cause to arrest him. ...Read More »
Criminal Procedure Search & seizure BOTTOM LINE: Police officer acted diligently in placing call to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to verify validity of defendant’s identification during traffic stop for possible impairment of driver of vehicle in which defendant was ...Read More »
COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Civil Procedure, Discovery: In a medical malpractice action that some of the defendants settled prior to trial, those settlement amounts were not subject to discovery by the remaining defendants at the pre-verdict stage because the amounts ...
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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 ...Read More »
MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction, where the attorney misrepresented that he initiated lawsuits on behalf of clients, made inappropriate transfers of client funds, and misused clients’ funds held in the firm’s escrow account ...Read More »