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Dec 3, 2023

‘Fairly serious cuts’ expected for Md. transportation projects, services

With Maryland projected to be short billions of dollars for its long-term transportation projects, state lawmakers next session may have to scale back high-profile plans.

Dec 1, 2023

Texts about guns admissible at trial for firearm offenses, Md. appeals court rules

Text messages about trips to the gun range were admissible as evidence in the trial against a man accused of flashing a gun during a dispute days later, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled. The man, Ronald J. Francois, was prohibited from possessing a firearm, so the text messages were also evidence of prior “bad acts” — […]

Nov 30, 2023

Prior conviction not admissible against man accused in 2nd baby’s death, Md. high court rules

The Maryland Supreme Court declined to adopt the "doctrine of chances" to allow evidence of prior crimes against a man who was convicted of causing his child's death and then accused of killing his girlfriend's infant son five years later.

The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building is seen June 9, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Nov 30, 2023

Inspector general launches probe of decision to move FBI HQ to Maryland

A federal watchdog will investigate how the Biden administration chose a site in Greenbelt for a new FBI headquarters following a contentious competition.

The Maryland Supreme Court (formerly the Court of Appeals) building in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.
Nov 30, 2023

Md. appeals court orders co-tenant pay full cost of trustee in divorce proceeding

One co-tenant of a home can be ordered to pay the entire cost of a trustee’s services in a judicial sale of the home, the Maryland Appellate Court held.

Criminal Law Power List
Nov 30, 2023

Introducing The Daily Record’s 2023 Criminal Law Power List

The 23 people you’ll meet in this Power List are at the top of the criminal law profession across the breadth of Maryland.

Nov 30, 2023

ABA report, Maryland data show strong tilt toward women in law schools

More women than men are pursuing juris doctor degrees, a trend that is even more pronounced at Maryland's two law schools.

Maryland Treasurer Dereck Davis. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
Nov 29, 2023

Md. to settle claims against prison guard despite treasurer’s objections

Maryland will pay to settle claims from an imprisoned man who alleged that a guard abused and sexually assaulted him.

Cheri Nicole Simpkins
Nov 29, 2023

Gov. Moore appoints judges in Anne Arundel, Prince George’s counties

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore named new judges to the Anne Arundel County and Prince George's County circuit courts.

CCI Health Services President and CEO Sonya Bruton. (Submitted photo)
Nov 28, 2023

Md. partners with nonprofit to combat high unintended pregnancy rates

Maryland, which one of the highest rates of unintended pregnancy in the country, has partnered with a national nonprofit to improve contraceptive care.

Nov 28, 2023

Possession settles family feud over Norman Rockwell illustrations

A family dispute over ownership of four Norman Rockwell illustrations given to Franklin Roosevelt’s longtime press secretary 80 years ago has been resolved.

Nov 27, 2023

Law firm, property owner sued for collecting rent at unlicensed apartments

A proposed class-action lawsuit accuses a Montgomery County law firm and the owner of a Howard County apartment complex of illegally pursuing rent payments when the property was not licensed.

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