Important Posts

May 2, 2011

Maryland Murder Conviction Reversed Over MySpace Page

In Griffin v. State, No. 74 (Sept. Term, Apr. 28, 2011), Maryland’s highest court reversed a murder conviction because printed MySpace pages were not properly authenticated. Mr. Griffin was charged with shooting another person.  The State introduced Ms. Barber, his girlfriend’s, MySpace profile to show that she had threatened a State’s witness. […]
April 17, 2011

Patrick Burke Demonstrates EnCase Portable

Patrick Burke, Assistant General Counsel, described the capabilities of Guidance Software’s EnCase suite of applications to a University of Baltimore School of Law ESI seminar.  In addition to enterprise collection and forensic preservation capabilities, Mr. Burke discussed the project-based capabilities of the new, low-cost EnCase Portable software.  This product is simple to […]
April 1, 2011

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Premium Finance Cos.

The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland ruled in favor of a large group of premium finance companies that had been denied the timely hearing required by Maryland statutes, in a recent decision in AFCO Credit Corp., et al. v. Maryland Insurance Administration.  The companies are challenging a ruling of the former […]