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Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera told a Senate Budget and Taxation subcommittee that the Judiciary’s request accounts for just 1.3 percent of the state’s budget and that the requested amount is needed for the smooth operation of the state’s courts. (File photo)
Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera told a Senate Budget and Taxation subcommittee that the Judiciary’s request accounts for just 1.3 percent of the state’s budget and that the requested amount is needed for the smooth operation of the state’s courts. (File photo)

Barbera backs measure to end judicial elections

Saying politics have no place in the judiciary, Maryland’s top jurist Tuesday pressed for ratification of a constitutional amendment to end contested elections for circuit court judgeships.

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