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Top court’s financial disclosures provide snapshot

Six of the seven judges on Maryland’s top court own more than one home, two are carrying more than $10,000 in non-mortgage debt, two have car payments and one is ruing a bad investment from 25 years ago.

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Law digest – 7/16/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Post-conviction relief: Defendant was not entitled to post-conviction relief to re-litigate the allegation that the trial court erred by excluding expert testimony, because that issue had already been finally litigated and cases decided after ...

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Conaway faults courthouses’ safety, upkeep

Calling conditions at Baltimore’s two circuit courthouses “deplorable,” Clerk of Court Frank M. Conaway Sr. sent a letter to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asking for help making the long-sought fixes to the aging facilities. Conditions at the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. ...

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Some states saw spike in foreclosures in February

LOS ANGELES — Foreclosure activity surged last month across about half of the nation’s states, as banks tackled a backlog of homes with mortgages that had gone unpaid yet remained in limbo due to delays stemming from foreclosure-abuse claims. The ...

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Plan would raise judges’ pay by 6% a year

The Judicial Compensation Commission unanimously voted to recommend that the General Assembly increase judges’ salaries by $29,006 phased in over three years and starting in fiscal 2014 — a similar recommendation to the one it made in December 2009, which ...

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