Five attorneys have signified their interest in the Baltimore city seat on the Maryland Court of Appeals occupied for so many years by retiring Chief Judge Robert M. Bell: the Honorable Stuart R. Berger, the Honorable Albert J. Matricciani Jr., private practitioner M. Natalie McSherry, the Honorable W. Michel Pierson and the Honorable Shirley M. Watts. The good news for the Maryland Bar as well as the citizens of Maryland is that all five of these candidates are excellent attorneys and are well-qualified to sit on the Court of Appeals.Read More »
The Baltimore City Council passed a bill that will require those awarded city contracts exceeding $300,000, or $5 million in subsidies, to hire at least 51 percent of new employees from among city residents. The bill’s purpose is to reduce unemployment in the city.Read More »
We think that the selection of the next Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland is very important — so important that we pose the following questions for Governor O’Malley to ask each of the candidates for this position:Read More »
The final year of Robert M. Bell’s tenure as chief judge of Maryland’s top court began Friday, when he turned 69 in a state where the constitution requires jurists to retire at 70.
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