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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.

Judge dismisses case over western Md. natural gas pipeline (access required)

A corporation cannot sue Maryland for condemnation of land for a natural gas pipeline, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Columbia Gas Transmission LLC filed a lawsuit in May asking a judge to condemn property near Hagerstown after the Maryland Board of Public ...

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Panel nominates interim state prosecutor, discusses vetting process (access required)

A commission charged with selecting nominees for the state prosecutor’s job on Wednesday nominated an acting state prosecutor and discussed a process for vetting and interviewing applicants for the position. The State Prosecutor Selection and Disabilities Commission began its work to ...

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Court approves actions by Prince George’s council in Walmart zoning case (access required)

The Court of Appeals held Tuesday that a Prince George’s County zoning authority was permitted to delegate preparation of a draft order to its staff attorney and properly exercised original jurisdiction in an exception and variance case. The decision will ...

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City delays a courthouse roof replacement to focus on another (access required)

Baltimore plans to terminate a contract to replace the roof of one courthouse after discovering significant problems with another court building currently undergoing repairs. The roof of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse was scheduled to be replaced based on ...

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Maryland Judiciary seeks applicants for Court of Appeals vacancy

The Maryland Judiciary is seeking applicants for the Court of Appeals seat vacated in June by Judge Clayton Greene Jr. The Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission announced the vacancy and invited interested judges and lawyers to complete a personal data ...

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