Tag Archives: Maryland

Is 4th Degree Burglary Impeachable?

Short Answer:   Generally,  in and of itself, a prior conviction for a violation of CR 6-205 (a), (b), or (d) is not valid impeachment material. This is not the case for a conviction for CR 6-205 (c). Long Answer:   … Continue reading

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Quick Reference: Case Search Codes

This quick reference guide is to some of the most common Maryland Judiciary Case Search System abbreviations.  This quick reference is not produced by or affiliated with the State of Maryland.  This list is not all inclusive and there is … Continue reading

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Maryland Authorities on Lawyers and Social Media

Article by Paul J. Notarianni Abstract: A collection of Maryland authorities on lawyers and social media. Topics include a review of discipline actions taken against Maryland lawyers for social media conduct; litany of major Maryland cases and ethics opinions on … Continue reading

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The Justice Reinvestment Act’s Impact on 8-505

  ABSTRACT: The 2016 Justice Reinvestment Act includes some drastic changes to Health General Sections 8-505 and 8-507.  This article is a supplement piece to a prior article on Health General Relief. It highlights the portions of the Justice Reinvestment … Continue reading

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Defense Access to Police Personnel File

Article by Paul J. Notarianni ABSTRACT:  The following is a sample argument for defense access to a police officer’s personnel file, based on misconduct. In a proper context, a litigator might make a similar argument to access records in a … Continue reading

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Notes and Forms: Defending School Truancy Cases in the District Court of Maryland

Notes and Forms article by Paul J. Notarianni. ABSTRACT: This article is a collection of notes and draft forms regarding criminal defense of charges brought against parents for compulsory school attendance violations (Maryland Education Article 7-­301) Some of the more … Continue reading

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