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With General Assembly Inaction, Pit Bulls Remain “Inherently Dangerous”

The Maryland General Assembly concluded its recent regular session without action on legislation to modify the Court of Appeals’ decision in Tracey v. Solesky holding that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”

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The Right to Trial by Jury in Maryland in a Civil Case: Plaintiff’s Call

Maryland’s intermediate appellate court has confirmed that the amount claimed by a plaintiff is what triggers the right to a civil trial by jury, not the amount claimed by a defendant asserting a counterclaim

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Applying Maryland’s Cap on Non-Economic Damages in Survival and Wrongful Death Actions

Last month, the Court of Special Appeals rejected a tortfeasor’s argument that damages awarded in a survival action and in a wrongful death action should be aggregated before Maryland’s non-economic damages cap is applied.

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Court of Appeals Allows Maryland Dream Act Referendum to Proceed

Affirming the decision of Judge Ronald Silkworth of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland’s highest Court ordered yesterday that the Maryland Dream Act should proceed to referendum in November.

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Court of Appeals Considers Challenge to the Maryland Dream Act

Before voters can decide the fate of Maryland's Dream Act, the Court of Appeals must decide whether voters can decide in the first place.

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The Pit Bully Pulpit: Legislators Create a Dog Day Task Force

Believing that the Court of Appeals barked up the wrong tree in declaring pit bulls to be "inherently dangerous," legislative leaders have formed a task force to find ways around the controversial decision.

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