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Steve Lash covers federal and Maryland appellate courts and the General Assembly’s judiciary committees for The Daily Record. He joined the newspaper in 2008 after spending nearly 20 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and legal affairs for several publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Cox Newspapers, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and West’s Legal News. Lash, a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law, is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court and Maryland bars.

Senate confirms three judges to Md. appellate courts

Brynja McDivitt Booth, nominated to the Court of Appeals. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS – With no dissenting votes, the Senate on Friday confirmed Gov. Larry Hogan’s three nominees for Maryland’s top and intermediate appellate courts. Easton lawyer Brynja McDivitt Booth will take a seat on the Court of Appeals and Calvert County ...

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Hogan’s three appellate nominees head toward confirmation

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ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Larry Hogan’s three nominees for Maryland’s top and intermediate appellate courts took a giant step toward confirmation Monday evening. The Senate Executive Nominations Committee recommended by voice vote that the full Senate vote to confirm Easton lawyer ...

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Frosh files final bid to save district as high court date nears

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A panel of federal judges failed to draw a “limited and precise” line between permissible and unconstitutionally excessive partisan gerrymandering before striking down the state’s westernmost congressional district as too friendly to Democrats, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh stated ...

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