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Md. high court opens term: Billboards, rap lyrics, CSI effect on docket

The term will mark Mary Ellen Barbera’s eighth and final full session as Court of Appeals chief judge. Barbera, the first woman to serve as Maryland’s top jurist, will reach the state’s mandatory judicial retirement age of 70 next September.

Maryland’s top court Thursday opens the public sessions of its 2020-2021 term, during which it will consider the constitutionality of Baltimore’s tax on billboard operators, whether a judge properly admitted into evidence the violent rap lyrics of an accused killer ...

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In limbo: Businesses uncertain about tax law impact

In this May 15, 2018, photo, Mike Kaeding poses for a photo at one of his company's apartment complexes in Blaine, Minn. Kaeding is the president of Norhart in Forest Lake, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Five months after massive federal tax changes became law, many small business owners still don’t know whether they’ll be winners or losers. Mike Kaeding would like to know how his real estate development and management company will be affected by ...

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Justice questions ban on interstate sales tax

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A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado’s Internet tax law. One justice suggested it was time to reconsider the ban on state collection of sales taxes from companies outside their borders.

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Opinions – 7/30/12: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Constitutional Law Compelled non-commercial speech BOTTOM LINE: City ordinance requiring limited-service pregnancy centers to post signs disclaiming that they did not provide or make referral for abortion or birth control services violated pregnancy center’s right to free speech, because ordinance ...

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Compton honored by MSBA for tax law work

Gary Compton, a Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service tax volunteer, will be awarded the Maryland State Bar Association Tax Section’s J. Ronald Shiff Pro Bono Award at its annual Irving Shulbank Memorial Dinner and Program on May 17. Compton is a ...

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Opinions – 4/30/12: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Consumer Protection Repossession notices under Md. CLEC BOTTOM LINE: District court erred in finding that plaintiff’s claim against bank, brought pursuant to Maryland Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions (“CLEC”) regarding bank’s violation of CLEC notice provision, was preempted by ...

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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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