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3 Mar 8:09 am
Because of the portrayal of trials in movies, it is considered common for a witness to finally admit some horrible, damning fact in open court that resolves the case in its entirety (“You can’t handle the truth”) This rarely happens at trial…but it can happen during the course of filing and answering pleadings, motions and discovery. Certain answers to legal requests can be considered binding forever. These binding answers are called “judicial admissions.” What Is A Judicial Admission? “Judicial admissions are defined as deliberate,… [read post]
3 Mar 8:08 am
Civil litigation — Fraud — Abuse of discretion David H. Miller, appellant, sued Linda (Lynn) Diane Wallis, Daniel Caplan, Clark L. Goldstein, and Stewart Title, Inc., appellees, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County alleging various conspiracies and fraudulent acts. Read the opinion The post DAVID H. MILLER v. LINDA (LYNN) DIANE WALLIS, ET AL. appeared first on Maryland Daily Record. [read post]
3 Mar 8:04 am
A dog with acting chops. He should try out for an NBA team.         Related Stories#WhyIAmASolo - I Never Need To Take A Vote.#WhyIAmASolo - I Am Emotionally Healthy.Guilty Pleasures And Cool Tech.  [read post]
3 Mar 8:02 am
Criminal law — Mere presence — Improper sentence A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City found Appellant Tayaun Woodard guilty of ten charged offenses … Read the opinion The post TAYAUN WOODARD v. STATE OF MARYLAND appeared first on Maryland Daily Record. [read post]
3 Mar 8:00 am
Employment law — Wrongful termination — Motion for judgment The circumstances underlying this wrongful termination case began in September 2016 near the start of the school year when appellant Scott Miller-Phoenix took leave from his teaching position claiming he was suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”). Read the opinion The post SCOTT MILLER-PHOENIX v. BALTIMORE CITY BOARD OF SCHOOL COMISSIONERS appeared first on Maryland Daily Record. [read post]
3 Mar 8:00 am
The UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan warned in a report on Friday that mass violence and gross human rights violations in South Sudan continue unabated and must be urgently addressed. The Commission conducted investigations in South Sudan and its neighboring states in 2023. The investigations involved hundreds of interviews, expert forensic analysis and engagements with state authorities. The findings indicate a persistence of armed conflict, which frequently involves sexual and gender-based crimes, use of children in armed forces, and the curtailment of media and civil… [read post]
3 Mar 7:52 am
Senegal’s President Macky Sall on Friday released a statement condemning a violent attack on Maimouna Ndour Faye, a prominent female journalist and director of 7TV, a private television channel.  Faye, who presents a political show for 7TV and is a respected voice within the sphere of political journalism, was subjected to a brutal attack and stabbed several times in the vicinity of her home by an unknown perpetrator. According to the outlet, Faye was admitted to a local military hospital in Ouakam with several stab wounds. She is now confirmed to be… [read post]
3 Mar 7:49 am
Professional responsibility — Defalcations — Substantial evidence test As we stated in Grebow v. Client Protection Fund of Bar of Maryland, 255 Md. App. 7 (2022): The Client Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland (the “Fund”) was established in 1966 to “maintain the integrity and protect the good name of the legal profession.” Md. […] The post NAMKEB, LLC, et al v. CLIENT PROTECTION FUND OF THE BAR OF MARYLAND appeared first on Maryland Daily Record. [read post]
3 Mar 7:44 am
Contracts — Subrogation action — Clear error In this appeal from a ruling by the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, appellants XXtreme Investments, LLC, and its sole owner Sean Sherwood (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Mr. Sherwood”) assert clear error in the court’s grant of judgment in the amount of $42,981.40 in favor of appellee […] The post SEAN SHERWOOD, ET AL. v. OLD REPUBLIC NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE CO. appeared first on Maryland Daily Record. [read post]
3 Mar 7:30 am
“These are languages — it’s the craziest thing — they have languages that nobody in this country has ever heard of. It’s a very horrible thing."Said Trump, in his big speech at CPAC, quoted in "Trump warns of 'languages coming into our country' that 'nobody' has heard of/Trump's warnings about words add to a pattern of stoking fear around migrants coming into the United States."'I was going to say the headline was deceptive and unfair because Trump didn't say these were languages nobody has heard of. Trump said there were languages that nobody in this… [read post]
3 Mar 7:29 am
I flagged in this post from this past Thanksgiving that Missouri Gov Mike Parson had devoted considerable resources to processing clemency requests and, as of then, having "denied about 2,400 clemency requests while granting 613 pardons and 20 commutations." And... [read post]
3 Mar 7:05 am
At the end of every tax statute, there is language that specifies when the new tax rule is effective. Given the frequency with which Congress enacts new tax laws, often several times every year, one might think that there is no dispute as to the “effective date” language that it uses. One might think that… Continue reading The “Effective Date” for Tax Rules The post The “Effective Date” for Tax Rules appeared first on Houston Tax Attorneys | Mitchell Tax Law. [read post]
3 Mar 7:00 am
"We take such vandalism very seriously and we will insist that the perpetrators be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." The post Climate Change Protesters Who Threw Red Powder on U.S. Constitution Display in the National Archives Rotunda Charged With a Felony first appeared on Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion. [read post]
3 Mar 7:00 am
New York Times Op-Ed: What Is Christian Nationalism, Exactly?, by David French (Author, Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation (2020)): If you’re alarmed by the rise of Christian nationalism, the single worst thing you can do is define it too broadly. If you define... [read post]
3 Mar 7:00 am
World-renowned law professor, Masaki Iwasaki, argues that countries should “Reward whistleblowers who expose environmental crimes,” in a recent article in the esteemed journal Nature. “Whistleblowers are invaluable guardians of our natural environment, and complement law enforcement,” writes Professor Iwasaki. “Authorities in each country should seriously consider legal policies that not only ensure their protection but also actively reward their contributions.” “Environmental crimes — including the illegal harvesting and trafficking of… [read post]
3 Mar 6:52 am
As readers know, in recent years I have been tracking two securities class action litigation filing trends:  the filing of SPAC-related lawsuits, and the filing of COVID-related lawsuits. In a noteworthy development, a securities suit filed last week embodies both of these filing trends. That is, a company that was formed through a SPAC merger has been hit with a securities suit based on COVID-related allegations. As discussed below, the new lawsuit has several interesting features. A copy of the February 28, 2024, complaint can be found here. Background Khosla Ventures… [read post]
3 Mar 6:41 am
??? The post Shared Links (weekly) March 3, 2024 appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed. [read post]
3 Mar 6:38 am
Boca Raton Family Lawyer & Divorce Attorney Personal injury cases are often complex, requiring careful examination of the facts to establish negligence. Negligence, in legal terms, refers to a failure to exercise the care that a reasonable person would exercise in similar circumstances, resulting in harm to another party. Proving negligence is crucial in personal injury cases, as it determines whether the... Read more » The post Proving Negligence in Personal Injury Cases in Florida appeared first on . [read post]
3 Mar 6:37 am
By Dennis Crouch Elon Musk was instrumental in the initial creation of OpenAI as a nonprofit with the vision of responsibly developing artificial intelligence (AI) to benefit humanity and to prevent monopolistic control over the technology. After ChatGPT went viral in late 2022, the company began focusing more on revenue and profits.  It added a major for-profit subsidiary and completed a $13+ billion deal with Microsoft — entitling the industry giant to a large share of OpenAI’s future profits and a seat on the Board.  In a new lawsuit, Elon Musk alleges that… [read post]
3 Mar 6:34 am
 Jane LambertCourt of Appeal (Lords Justices Lewison, Moylan and Birss) Newron Pharmaceuticals SPA v The Comptroller General of Patents, Trade Marks and Designs [2024] EWCA Civ 128 (15 Feb 2024)This was an appeal against the decision of Mr Recorder Campbell KC to uphold  Dr L Cullen's refusal to grant a supplementary protection certificate ("SPC") to Newron [read post]