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Jury trials will not resume until at least July 20, Judiciary says

Jury trials in Maryland will not resume until July 20 at the earliest, the Maryland Judiciary on Thursday told a Senate panel examining the court system’s plans for eventual resumption to full service amid efforts to prevent the viral spread ...

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2 circuit court judges appointed in Prince George’s, Washington cos. (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan has named two judges to the circuit courts for Prince George’s and Washington counties. Prince George’s County District Court Judge Bryon Bereano was appointed to the circuit court for Prince George’s County, while attorney Andrew Wilkinson was ...

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Drug companies seek consolidation of Anne Arundel, Baltimore opioid lawsuits (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys for opioid manufacturers and distributors argued Monday that Anne Arundel County’s lawsuit against them should be consolidated with Baltimore’s for more efficient pretrial proceedings. The defendants say the Baltimore case is “substantially similar” to the county’s and the Maryland ...

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Bills to add judges move through General Assembly (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Cross-filed bills in the General Assembly that would add judges to Maryland’s courts have moved through their respective chambers with little resistance. A representative from the Maryland Judiciary was asked no questions at a House Judiciary Committee hearing ...

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Md. courts hope to see caseloads alleviated with additional judges

After two years without any additional judges, the Maryland Judiciary is hopeful that some of the most bogged-down jurisdictions will see additions to their ranks in the next fiscal year. Two bills cross-filed in the General Assembly propose to add ...

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