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Black Box: Your Car’s Dark Secret

Most of you know that planes have black boxes that record in-flight data such as aircraft speed and trajectory. But did you know that your car probably has a black box too? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 96% of model year 2013 and newer cars already have a black box, or an Event Data Recorder (EDR) as it is known, and NHTSA is proposing a rule to make EDRs a requirement.

December 17th, 2015|

DUI Checkpoints

Police officers must follow specific rules when they engage members of the public, so you may ask yourself if this applies at DUI checkpoints. Learn More.

December 9th, 2015|

Problems with Maryland’s “Revenge Porn” Law

Taking nude photographs and sharing them with your partner may be a fun way to express yourself or add variety to your relationship, but when these photographs remain in the hands of an ex-lover, it may have dire consequences. Learn More.

November 9th, 2015|

Maryland’s Traffic Laws

When a traffic accident occurs, the question becomes: who is at fault. In this article Emdenlaw discusses three of Maryland's traffic laws that are frequently implicated in car accidents. Learn More.

October 20th, 2015|

Expunging, Sealing, and Shielding Your Record

There are several ways to remove data from your court records in Maryland: they are shielding, sealing, and expungement. The laws related to these methods are quite complicated. Learn more in this overview of the methods and the process.

October 14th, 2015|

Maryland’s County Commissioners: Good or Bad?

Legal systems vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. One of the aspects that sets the Maryland judicial system apart from those of its tristate area neighbors is its use of District Court commissioners. Learn More.

October 6th, 2015|

A La Carte Legal Representation

As you may know, a lawyer's actions are guided by the ethics rules called Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs). The Model RPCs are written by the American Bar Association (ABA), a national volunteer organization with nearly 400,000 members, including judges, lawyers, and law students. Learn More

September 29th, 2015|

The Automobile Exception

Another situation that comes up frequently is police conducting a search of a vehicle. If you are pulled over for speeding or running a stop sign, can the police search your car to look for incriminating evidence against you? Learn More.

September 25th, 2015|

Business Partner Login Access Disputes

While disputes between business partners are quite common, a new set of legal problems has arisen with the increased pressure on businesses to have an online presence (from informational websites to making commercial websites with products available online). Learn More.

September 24th, 2015|

How Accessible Is the Data on Your Phone?

Most people have their phones protected by passcodes, and the easiest way to access your phone is to know this passcode. If the police demand that you provide them with the passcode, do you have to give it to them? Learn More.

September 22nd, 2015|