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Md. Chief Judge Barbera calls for an end to judicial elections

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera says the proposed name change necessary because the current moniker is “the source of much confusion.” (The Daily Record/File Photo)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top jurist called Thursday for the abolition of contested elections to circuit court judgeships in the state, saying a truly independent judiciary must be free of the need to make campaign promises and to raise money from ...

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