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Supreme Court clears way for $15M lawsuit against Baltimore Police

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for a man to pursue a $15 million lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and three of its officers, alleging that their unconstitutional withholding of exculpatory evidence from his 1988 trial led to him serving 20 years in prison for murder before DNA tests helped bring his freedom.

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Law digest – 7/23/12

COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Jury instructions: The circuit court erred by refusing to submit the charge of fourth-degree burglary to the jury, where the evidence was legally sufficient for defendant to be convicted of either third-degree burglary or ...

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Law digest: 7/9/12

Administrative Law, Driver’s license suspension: In overturning a driver’s license suspension based on driving while intoxicated, the circuit court improperly ruled that the officer had to indicate, on the Motor Vehicle Administration form, the reasonable grounds for the underlying stop ...

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Law digest: 5/29/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Alternative Dispute Resolution, Statute of limitations: While non-binding arbitration, mandated by an employment contract, may have constituted a condition precedent to litigation, pursuing arbitration neither postponed the accrual of the underlying breach of contract claims, nor ...

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Opinions – 5/29/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Alternative Dispute Resolution Statute of limitations BOTTOM LINE: While non-binding arbitration, mandated by an employment contract, may have constituted a condition precedent to litigation, pursuing arbitration neither postponed the accrual of the underlying breach of contract claims, nor otherwise tolled ...

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Law digest: 3/19/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Tax Law, Statute of Limitations: Statute of limitations in §13-1104(c)(2)(i) of the Maryland Tax-General Article began to run on refund claim on the date that Internal Revenue Service issued its report, in a Form 4549A, identifying ...

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