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Reasonable Expectation of Privacy and DNA

“The Majority’s holding means that a person can no longer vote, participate in a jury, or obtain a driver’s license, without opening up his genetic material for state collection and codification. Unlike DNA left in the park or a restaurant, these are all instances where the person has identified himself to the government authority. All […]

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Pain Killer Lawsuits: An Open Letter to Peter Angelos and Steve Silverman

Warnken, LLC July 31, 2014   Mr. Peter Angelos, Esq. 100 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201   Mr. Steven Silverman 201 N Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21201   Dear Mr. Angelos and Mr. Silverman, Painkiller manufacturers and distributors need to be sued into submission.  Manufacturers and suppliers have a duty to consumers and society […]

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Raynor v. State – Court of Appeals

The Raynor argument is today, April 8. Issues – Criminal Law (1) Whether, under the Fourth Amendment & Art. 26 of the Md. Declaration of Rights, a citizen maintains an objectively reasonable expectation of privacy in the DNA found in genetic material involuntarily and knowingly deposited through ordinary biological processes? (2) Whether, under the Fourth […]

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Dr. Launder, Maryland Orthopedics, and Two Sides to Every Story

by Byron B. Warnken, Esq. If you have any relationship to workers’ compensation in Maryland, Dr. Launder’s public note should be read.  You can find it here:  http://drlaundersresponse.com/. Here are eight specific points we feel anybody new to the workers’ compensation system should know: “Over the years, however, workman’s comp insurers tightened their control over […]

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Maryland Criminal Procedure Launch Press Release

Have an early look at the Press Release: Baltimore, MD  October 22, 2013  For Immediate Release Three-volume Maryland Criminal Procedure by Professor Byron Warnken released to rave reviews More than 30 years of work is now available as a comprehensive three-volume treatise.  Available on Amazon.com After more than thirty years of work, Professor Byron L. […]

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My Mentor Basil Thomas Will Be Fondly Remembered

The pre-order period for my book has ended.  The printer is reporting the book is on schedule and we have already increased the size of the first run.  It’s not in anyone’s hands yet, not even my own.  However, I’d like to share just three lines of it from the Professional Acknowledgements section. I clerked […]

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Book Pre-Sale Ends Monday!

I have been very happy with the pre-sale period for Maryland Criminal Procedure thus far.  In a little over a month, about 100 copies of the three-volume set have been sold.  So far, I’m also incredibly happy I selected my son to publish the book.  The flexibility and control it’s allowed me to maintain over […]

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Another Court of Appeals Win

Last week, Warnken, LLC was featured in Maryland’s Daily Record for a win on behalf of one of our clients.  In this case, it was a win in the sense that the Court ruled that cert was improperly granted.  The case stems from a 2006 trial, followed by an unreported opinion in Maryland’s Court of […]

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Brief Filed in Martinez v. Johns Hopkins Hospital

Warnken, LLC filed the reply brief in Martinez v. Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Maryland cerebral palsy case from the Baltimore City Circuit Court.  The brief can be found here.

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Warnken, LLC Helps Secure Med Mal Award

Byron L. Warnken, Esq. and James Nichols, Esq. served as counsel in the post-trial motions for Maryland’s largest ever medical malpractice verdict.  This week the Honorable Marcus Shar in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, ruled largely in favor of the plaintiffs in Enzo Martinez, et al vs. Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al.  The jury’s […]

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