Tag Archives: baltimore city circuit court

Dept. of Human Services says it is proud of improved turn-around time

ANNAPOLIS — Officials of Maryland’s Department of Human Resources boasted to a House Appropriations Committee subcommittee Tuesday about exceeding the court-ordered number of quick turned-around claims for Marylanders on public assistance. These programs aid families in need. The Temporary Cash ...

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Dennis M. Sweeney: How many strikes are enough?

Last September, three men were tried together in Baltimore City Circuit Court for the murder of former Baltimore City Councilman Kenneth Harris. Given that the charges carried the possible sentence of life imprisonment and there were multiple defendants, Judge David ...

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Court of Special Appeals overturns verdict in Chapman fee fight

In a fee dispute between prominent attorneys, a Maryland appeals court Tuesday overturned a $200,000 unjust-enrichment award to the law firm of Nathaniel E. Jones Jr., a Baltimore lawyer who served as behind-the-scenes co-counsel to the defense team for now-imprisoned ...

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Court of Appeals overturns reckless-endangerment conviction

Judges must tell jurors they may infer a criminal defendant’s innocence from the state’s destruction or misplacement of critical evidence in the case, Maryland’s top court ruled unanimously Friday. The Court of Appeals, in its 7-0 decision, overturned the reckless-endangerment ...

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Lawsuit seeks to halt State Center development

Seventeen stories above Charles Street, David E. Johnson looked at the panorama of Baltimore’s center city and bemoaned the vacancy rate in commercial buildings that today has reached nearly 25 percent. Johnson, president of Stratford Realty Management Co. LLC, blamed ...

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