Maryland’s ban on semiautomatic assault-style weapons passes constitutional muster because it is in keeping with the nation’s history of restricting “extraordinarily dangerous” offensive weapons, the state’s attorney general argued.
Maryland’s top court will consider whether the Baltimore Police Department must waive the fee it charges requestors of public records when the data sought relates to officers’ use of force.
Maryland’s attorney general defended the constitutionality of the state’s challenged licensing requirements for would-be handgun buyers as in keeping with the nation’s early history of training militias to use guns.
Eight men convicted in a gangland murder and drug dealing conspiracy in Baltimore urged the U.S. Supreme Court this week to review and set aside their convictions.
Plaintiffs cannot escape an arbitrator’s adverse decision by having the circuit court case that prompted the arbitration dismissed, Maryland’s second highest court ruled.
Judges may bar experts from testifying when their methodology is flawed but may not exclude testimony because the judges disagreed with the data, court says.
A man who has spent over 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit and was convicted on tainted testimony deserves exoneration, lawyer tells top court.
The Court of Appeals is weighing the continued admissibility of ballistics testimony.
Maryland's failure to disclose potentially exculpatory evidence requires dismissal of charges only when a new and fair trial is impossible, appeals court says.
A person who violates the terms of probation following a misdemeanor conviction cannot have the conviction expunged, Maryland’s second highest court ruled.
Montgomery County landowners are citing a federal law that prohibits government from imposing substantial burdens on religious exercise through land use restrictions.
The official portrait of retired Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera is the first of 24 such drawings of the state’s top jurists going back to 1778 to feature a woman.