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Howard Co. judge denies wrongdoing in domestic violence cases

The judge's bench in a courtroom in Carroll County Circuit Court. (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – A Howard County District Court judge Thursday defended her choice of words in two domestic violence cases for which she was later charged with violations of the Maryland Code of Judicial Conduct. Judge Mary C. Reese, who was ...

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Lawyer calls Nance ‘old school’ as judicial misconduct hearing begins

ANNAPOLIS — A Baltimore city judge accused of a “disrespectful and unprofessional demeanor” on the bench was behaving as an “old school,” veteran judge, his lawyer said a hearing Thursday. Circuit Judge Alfred Nance faces nine counts of misconduct at a multi-day ...

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Baltimore judge agrees to extend her probation in judicial discipline case

Judge Lynn Stewart Mays

A Baltimore city judge agreed to extend her probation with the state’s Commission on Judicial Disabilities to resolve charges that she engaged in unprofessional behavior on the bench shortly after serving a suspension for similar issues. Baltimore City Circuit Judge ...

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Md. high court weighs Baltimore judge’s disciplinary appeal

An attorney for a publicly reprimanded Baltimore judge excoriated the judiciary oversight panel that sanctioned the jurist, telling Maryland’s top court Friday that she was the victim of a “haphazard, capricious and arbitrary” process that resembled “a kangaroo court.”

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Baltimore judge faces second allegation of unprofessional behavior on bench

Judge Lynn Stewart Mays

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge who was disciplined in 2014 for “sarcastic, demeaning and mocking” behavior is facing similar allegations again for her conduct in the courtroom. Judge Lynn Stewart Mays, who has been on the bench since 2002, ...

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