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The Maryland State Bar Association presents the information on this web site as a service to our members and other Internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not legal advice. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. Any unauthorized downloading and distribution of any copyrighted material from this site or sites to which we link, without the copyright owner's permission, is strictly prohibited.

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MARYLAND STATE BAR ASSOCIATION DISCUSSION GROUP

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IMPORTANT

THE MARYLAND STATE BAR ASSOCIATION DOES NOT CONDUCT ANY PRE-POSTING REVIEW OF THE MESSAGES WHICH ARE POSTED BY MEMBERS OF THE DISCUSSION GROUP CONFERENCES, NOR DOES IT REGULARLY REVIEW THE CONTENTS OF THE WEBSITE POSTING

Participation in the Discussion Group Conferences is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance of the terms, conditions and notices contained below. Your membership in a Discussion Group Conference constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.

1. By becoming a member of a Discussion Group Conference, you are agreeing that all information posted or accessed will be used only for informational, educational and professional purposes. There may be no commercial or other unauthorized use of the Conference member lists.

2. The opinions expressed by Discussion Group Conference members do not reflect the opinions or policy positions of the Maryland State Bar Association.

3. All messages, information, software, features, services and other materials which are posted or accessed in the Conference are offered "as is" without any endorsements, guarantees or warranties by the Maryland State Bar Association.

4. You must not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law, including without limitation the U.S. export control laws and regulations.

5. You must not post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful component.

6. Discussion Group Conferences cannot be used to exchange information, services, materials, or software in return for payment of any sort (trade of like items, special discounts, cash, etc.).

7. You must not distribute, post, publish or otherwise communicate any content which encourages or solicits others to engage in anti-competitive activities. Anti-trust law forbids agreements or understandings among competitors which restrain trade and competition. For example, discussion of the pricing of services or products or the geographic and customer markets in which businesses will compete should be avoided.

You should not post or respond to messages concerning:

  • Prices, discounts and terms or conditions of sale of legal services;
  • Profits, profit margins and expense data; or
  • Restrictions on territorial or client markets in which you may do business.

7. You should not post any material which violates the copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or publicity rights of any third party.

8. By posting material to the Discussion Group Conferences, you grant the Maryland State Bar Association a non-exclusive license to copy, distribute and adapt the posted material. Your redistribution, electronically or otherwise, of the material posted by other members is not permitted without the express written permission of that member.

9. The Maryland State Bar Association reserves the right to edit or delete any posted message it considers inappropriate, or to deny access to the Discussion Group Conferences to anyone who violates these terms and conditions.

10. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Maryland State Bar Association harmless from and against any damages arising out of or resulting from your on-line conduct in the Discussion Group Conferences.

 


Disclaimer of Liability

The Maryland State Bar Association presents the information on this web site as a service to our members and other Internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not legal advice. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link.