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Judicial discipline rule amendments prompted by Judge Devy Russell

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Proposed amendments to the Maryland Rules would allow the Court of Appeals to place judges on administrative leave or even suspend them without pay during disciplinary proceedings, changes prompted by the situation in Baltimore involving now-retired Judge Devy Patterson Russell. ...

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Baltimore judge retires after facing third disciplinary case

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Embattled Baltimore City District Judge Devy Patterson Russell retired Wednesday after being charged in a third disciplinary matter. Russell, who had been on the bench since 2006, had been serving a six-month suspension since July 1 as a sanction for yelling ...

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Baltimore judge faces second disciplinary panel hearing in a year

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ANNAPOLIS — A controversial Baltimore City District Court judge is accused of using her influence to attempt to embarrass another judge in 2015, according to testimony before a judicial ethics panel on Monday. The Commission on Judicial Disabilities recommended a six-month suspension ...

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Md. high court hears Baltimore judge’s appeal of sanction

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ANNAPOLIS – The attorney for an embattled Baltimore District Court judge told Maryland’s top court Monday that the jurist cannot be sanctioned for having “personality disputes” with fellow judges and court personnel. But the state’s judicial disciplinary board countered that ...

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