Category: appellate courts

August 21, 2012

Annapolis, MD – In a rare decision by the high court to grant a motion for reconsideration, the Maryland Court of Appeals narrowed its April, 26 2012 ruling in Tracey v. Solesky by limiting its ruling only to pit bulls and removing the terms: cross-breds, pit bull mix, or cross-bred pit bull mix. The Court […]

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May 5, 2012

“In Maryland now, if your pit bull bites, negligence no longer needs to be proven. Under the ruling, not just pit bull owners, but landlords who have the dogs living on their property are now liable for their actions … Colleen Lynn, who runs an education website about dangerous dogs called DogsBite.org, wrote a brief […]

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April 30, 2012

Maryland Court of Appeals Holds Pit Bull Owners and Landlords Accountable After an Attack Baltimore, MD – In January, DogsBite.org announced our filing of an amicus brief in a landmark Maryland appeals case, Tracey v. Solesky, in hopes of expanding more liability out to landlords when a tenant’s pit bull attacks. The case involves the […]

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November 5, 2011

Politics, Ethics and the Supreme Court Alliance for Justice created a short documentary (16 minutes) about the Code of Conduct for United States federal judges. The U.S. Supreme Court is not bound to this code. The documentary exposes that some members of our highest court have engaged in overtly political meetings, have financial ties with […]

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