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Remote court capabilities become paramount in coronavirus pandemic

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Using technology to conduct judicial business remotely has grown in popularity in recent years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made the practice  almost a necessity for Maryland courts, as they take steps to allow cases and hearings to be conducted ...

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State, federal courts further restrict entry and proceedings over virus

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State and federal courts in Maryland are further reducing activities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new and revised administrative orders issued Monday night. Maryland state courts, which Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera previously closed ...

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Md. courts to suspend non-essential activities, postpone jury trials

The term will mark Mary Ellen Barbera’s eighth and final full session as Court of Appeals chief judge. Barbera, the first woman to serve as Maryland’s top jurist, will reach the state’s mandatory judicial retirement age of 70 next September.

Maryland courts will suspend all non-essential judicial activities effective immediately and suspend all jury trials beginning Monday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera issued an order Thursday evening suspending out-of-state and out-of-country travel, requiring the minimization ...

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Baltimore lawyer’s lawsuit against Court of Appeals chief judge dismissed

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A Baltimore lawyer’s lawsuit against Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera challenging the judicial appointment process has been dismissed. Rickey Nelson Jones, a Baltimore attorney who was not recommended to fill vacancies on the Anne Arundel Circuit Court ...

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