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Maryland Daily Record quotes appellate attorney Steve Klepper on dissenting views at Court of Appeals
When the Court of Appeals of Maryland hears a case, it is the majority view of the judges that determines the outcome. But the dissenting view can be affirming to the non-prevailing side. It stands as acknowledgement that the argument was sound, that the client’s voice was heard, and that the facts were compelling.
In the Daily Record’s Dissension hits Md.’s top court less than 25 percent of the time (subscription), August 13, 2017, Kramon & Graham appellate attorney Steve Klepper offers his view of the value of the dissenting opinion.