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Baltimore judge retires after facing third disciplinary case


Embattled Baltimore City District Judge Devy Patterson Russell retired Wednesday after being charged in a third disciplinary matter. Russell, who had been on the bench since 2006, had been serving a six-month suspension since July 1 as a sanction for yelling ...

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Hearing concludes against now-suspended Baltimore judge


ANNAPOLIS — A judicial discipline hearing against a Baltimore City District Court judge currently serving a suspension for prior misconduct concluded Monday with no timeline set for deliberations. The Court of Appeals suspended Judge Devy Patterson Russell for six months ...

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Russell’s judicial ethics hearing concludes; no timeline for deliberations

John P. Morrissey, Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland. (The Daily Record/Maxmilian Franz)

An ethics panel concluded a multi-day hearing for a Baltimore City District Court judge late Monday after the judge testified in her defense. Judge Devy Patterson Russell is charged with failing to carry out her duties, displaying contempt for instructions from ...

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Baltimore judge accuses colleagues of isolating her, created tension in ethics hearing testimony


ANNAPOLIS — A Baltimore District Court judge in the midst of a multi-day ethics hearing took the stand Monday, insisting she has not created the tense atmosphere alleged by colleagues and just wants to be permitted to do her job. ...

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Program allows vacating of failure-to-appear warrants in Baltimore


Individuals who have active failure-to-appear warrants on misdemeanor offenses in Baltimore will have the opportunity to vacate the warrants and get a new court date scheduled through a program by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s ...

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