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Morrissey bans ‘blue line’ imagery on district court judges, staff apparel (access required)

Chief judge cites appearance of bias

Maryland District Court Chief Judge John P. Morrissey has told his fellow jurists and court staff not to wear any apparel that displays the “blue line” of support for law enforcement while they are on duty or on court property, saying such displays undermine the judiciary’s compelling need to avoid even the appearance of favoritism ...

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