Tag Archives: Judge Paul V. Niemeyer

Scope of search warrant was proper, supported by common sense (access required)

After officers observed a still-smoldering marijuana cigarette lying in an open trash can in the kitchen, a fair probability existed that further evidence of the defendant’s crime would be uncovered elsewhere in the house, thus supporting a warrant to search ...

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HHS no longer enjoined from recouping overpayments from provider (access required)

Where the Department of Health and Human Services was enjoined from recouping alleged overpayments of Medicare reimbursements from a health care provider until an administrative proceeding was completed, the injunction was vacated because the provider could seek expedited judicial review ...

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Two Baltimore police officers guilty of racketeering (access required)

Two Baltimore police officers charged with robbing citizens during the course of their police work and committing fraud in obtaining overtime pay were unsuccessful in arguing that the evidence was insufficient to hold them liable for racketeering and conspiracy and ...

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Pirate ship copyright dispute sails before Supreme Court (access required)


By Correy Stephenson BridgeTower Media Newswires A sunken pirate ship off the coast of North Carolina that triggered a copyright dispute with implications for state sovereign immunity will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1996, the Queen Anne’s ...

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Jury to decide whether defendants breached contract (access required)

Although summary judgment was granted to two companies hired to provide “quality assurance” and “quality control” services on a bridge construction project, there are disputed issues of material fact over the contract terms. Now a jury will decide whether the companies ...

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