Russell P. Butler – Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center, Inc.

1001 Prince George's Blvd., Suite 750
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774, United States

CARTER VS. BIGELOW

MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTIONS TO STRIKE AND DENYING MOTION TO AMEND AND RENEWED MOTION TO STAY

In a case of first impression, the United States District Court considered a crime victim's representative's right under federal law to proceeding free from unreasonable delay. The court granted (1) both the victim's…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law
Kanios v. Marlow and State

VICTIM'S PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Case is a petition for certiorari to the Maryland Court of Appeals which raises issues of first impression. The District Court of Maryland denied a crime victim the ability to obtain her property right to restitution. Victim…more
| Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law
Lafontant v. State

Lafontant v. State Published Opinion on Restitution Interests of Crime Victims

At defendant's sentencing, crime victim requested restitution which was not part of the defendant's plea with the prosecutor. Trial court ordered restution and defendant appealed. Appelate court affirmed judgment of restution…more
| Civil Rights, Criminal Law
Marks v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Marks v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Published Opinion on Criminal Injuries Compensation for Crime Victim

Crime victim requested compensation for injuries received as a result of a crime. Board denied benefits and circuit court affirmed. Appellate court found that contibution to injuries was required for board to deny claim. In…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Criminal Law
United States v. Shrader

United States v. Shrader Published Opinion on Privacy Interests of Crime Victims

Defendant attempted to subpoena victim's privileged counseling records. United State's District Court granted victims objection and quashed the request for the subpoena…more
| Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Privacy
Neal v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Neal v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Published Opinion on Criminal Injuries Compensation for Crime Victim

Crime victim was assaulted and claimed criminal injuries compensation for permanent partial disability. Board denied benefits and circuit court affirmed. Appellate court reversed and granted victim benefits…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Criminal Law
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation
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