ANNAPOLIS – Appearing before a joint General Assembly session, Maryland’s top judge said Wednesday that the Maryland judiciary, legislature and executive branch share in the responsibility to act “with diligence and integrity and abiding respect for the rule of law.” ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Attorneys for an embattled youngster and the state clashed before Maryland’s top court Friday over whether the girl, then 16, was “involved” in distributing child pornography in violation of state law when she texted a video of herself ...Read More »
Maryland’s top court has reinstated a $329,000 medical malpractice verdict after concluding that the trial judge’s failure to instruct the jury clearly about a doctor’s heightened standard of care in a personal injury case did not affect the jurors’ decision. ...Read More »
The state’s highest court Tuesday disbarred an attorney who had finished serving a one-year suspension last year. The Court of Appeals found Harford County attorney Jerome P. Johnson failed to properly manage his attorney trust account and did not respond ...
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ANNAPOLIS – Saying the jury was improperly instructed on the violent crime’s elements, a divided Maryland high court has overturned the first-degree child abuse conviction of a father who allegedly wrapped his son in plastic and tied his wrists to ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court has removed its sharp criticism of the state’s intermediate tribunal from an order this month that a young Guatemalan immigrant be permitted to remain with his uncle in Lanham while applying for special U.S. residency ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s top court has ordered that a young Guatemalan immigrant be permitted to remain with his uncle in Lanham while applying for special U.S. residency status and likely citizenship. In its three-page order Friday, the Court of Appeals ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals indefinitely suspended a Baltimore County attorney with a disciplinary record for filing a misleading claim that inflated damages his client sought in several debt collection cases. The court found that Neil Warren Steinhorn inflated the damages ...
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