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Author Archives: Heather Cobun

Heather Cobun is the trial courts reporter at The Daily Record. Got news? Call her at (443) 524-8191. Follow her on Twitter: @hcobun.

Baltimore prosecutors ready to file 800 motions to vacate convictions

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby: '

ANNAPOLIS — Baltimore prosecutors are preparing to file nearly 800 motions to vacate convictions that relied significantly on testimony from corrupt police officers under a new law that takes effect Oct. 1. Deputy State’s Attorney Janice Bledsoe told the Court ...

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Panel advises adding time to judge’s suspension in 2nd disciplinary matter

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

A judicial discipline panel on Tuesday recommended an additional three-month suspension for a currently suspended Baltimore City District Court judge. The Court of Appeals suspended Judge Devy Patterson Russell for six months on July 1 and ordered her to have a ...

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Attorney Katrina Dennis remembered as skilled litigator with community bonds

Katrina Dennis (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Baltimore attorney and University System of Maryland Regent Katrina J. Dennis died Saturday after a years-long battle with breast cancer. Dennis’ death came one week into a medical malpractice trial accusing her doctor of negligence. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Colleen ...

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