Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera said she’d do it and indeed she did. By the August 31 deadline that Judge Barbera set for the Court of Appeals, she and her colleagues on the bench have issued opinions in all 127 cases heard in the 2013-2014 term.Read More »
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has achieved her goal of having the high court decide by Aug. 31, the final day of its 2013-2014 term, all 127 cases it heard during the session and said she intends to duplicate the feat this term and beyond.Read More »
People who voluntarily submit to questioning in a police station relinquish any claim to the perspiration they happen to leave behind on a chair – even when detectives examine the bodily fluid for DNA linking them to a crime, a divided Maryland high court ruled Wednesday.Read More »
Jaron Tyree Grade, who became a symbol of justice delayed when Maryland’s top court overturned his double-murder conviction and life sentence five-and-a-half years after hearing arguments, was resentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being convicted again of the September 2003 slayings at his retrial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.Read More »
The leader of Maryland’s highest court gave a spirited defense of an independent judiciary Wednesday in opposition to a proposal that a state agency help oversee the judicial branch’s conversion to an electronic system of filing court documents.
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A court-imposed ban on attorneys’ fees in foreclosure sale advertisements is not absolute, Maryland’s top court has ruled.Read More »