Md. high court hears Baltimore judge’s appeal of sanction

Devy Patterson Russell faces six-month suspension

ANNAPOLIS – The attorney for an embattled Baltimore District Court judge told Maryland’s top court Monday that the jurist cannot be sanctioned for having “personality disputes” with fellow judges and court personnel. But the state’s judicial disciplinary board countered that the behavior of Judge Devy Patterson Russell, whom the panel found to have threatened and berated ...

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