Baltimore police monitoring team announces meeting schedule, draft budget
The meetings will begin Friday and a 12-month schedule has been set.
Jury summonses go unsent in Washington
A gymnast a tow-truck driver and a college freshman round out roundup
There’s still time to nominate for Leadership in Law
The Leadership in Law awards are just around the corner, and we need your help!
4th Circuit to hear Jeffrey Cohen’s appeal
The former insurance executive claims he should have been permitted to withdraw from his guilty plea and a federal magistrate judge should have appointed counsel during sentencing.
Supreme Court sets date to hear Md. gerrymandering case
The justices are expected to rule on the fate of the 6th Congressional District by the summer.
District attorney says no contributions from defense counsel
Welcome to Monday, the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. Here are some news items to get your week started. — New York district attorney forgoes campaign contributions from lawyers with business before his office. — When lethal injection fails, why not call for a firing squad? — A sheriff’s Facebook […]
Lawyer, judge… and food critic?
More on the passing of Judge Dana M. Levitz, including solving a mystery that has bedeviled the Baltimore County legal community for years.
Attorney suing for defamation claims bar counsel was malicious
A Virginia attorney suing the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission for defamation says her lawsuit should not be dismissed under sovereign immunity because the commission acted with “malice.” “With the facts before us, the Defendants continually exhibited malice and ill will toward plaintiff as shown in their false filings and refilings,” Melinda Maldonado argued in paper[...]
Congress’ harassment-reporting process angers accusers, accused
Congress' harassment-reporting process leads news summary including a Philippine news shutdown, a judge's resignation and a father's plea for his son's life.
Why lawyers should mind their p’s and q’s (and punctuation, too)
We've probably all seen a court filing that we thought needed an editor. But an English teacher?
Parties debate federal jurisdiction in ‘Jack Ryan’ rights case
Tom Clancy's widow says the dispute with her stepchildren should remain in state court.
Pat Sajak forms basis for man’s insanity defense
Cellphone searches, juvenile justice and race bias round out roundup.