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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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Law digest: 2/21/13

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS  Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction where attorney violated Title 16 of the Maryland Rules and many of the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct, including those involving the mishandling and misappropriation of client ...

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Opinions – 1/24/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

In ADA claim of discrimination based on employee’s pregnancy, District court properly granted employer’s summary judgment motion because employee pointed to no more than the objective fact of her pregnancy, and offered no evidence tending to show that employer subjectively believed employee to be disabled as a result of her pregnancy.

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