Hogan appoints district, circuit court judges in Montgomery and Charles counties
Gov. Larry Hogan appointed a new circuit court judge for Charles County and two new district court judges for Montgomery County.
Charles Co. court rescinds order barring CD recordings of proceedings
Charles County Circuit Court officials have rescinded a 2005 policy that prevented individuals from requesting and receiving copies of audio recordings, which is generally permitted under state rules. The administrative order, which prohibited the court from providing audio recordings to anyone other than a commercial reporting service, was the subject of litigation by two citizens […]
Charles Co. jury awards $1.1M to car crash victim
A Charles County jury has awarded $1.1 million to a Friendship man who sustained a permanent lower back injury in a vehicle collision in 2015. Steven Mudd was driving on Route 925 in Waldorf on May 21, 2015 when he collided with a vehicle turning left across traffic. The defense admitted liability on Jan. 8 at […]
Charles County jury awards $3M verdict in wrongful arrest case
A Charles County jury awarded a $3 million verdict this week to a man who was wrongfully charged with shoplifting and fraud after police arrested a different man who gave a false name and escaped. Police took almost three months to rectify the mistake, during which James Jackson III sat in jail until the case […]