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High court refers dispute over attorney grievance discovery rules to committee

The Maryland Judiciary's rules committee will revisit a recent change to discovery rules after the revision became a key issue in a pending attorney grievance proceeding.

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Judge won’t halt public information requests in suit against Baltimore Co.

GREENBELT — A federal judge declined Wednesday to involve herself in a records dispute between Baltimore County and plaintiffs to a lawsuit alleging the police improperly handle sexual assault investigations. The county alleged in letters to the court earlier this ...

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Discovery moving HQ from Silver Spring to New York

Discovery Communications is moving its headquarters from Silver Spring to New York City by 2019. The relocation is dependent on the Discovery’s acquisition of Scripps Network Interactive. A national operations headquarters will also be opened at Scripps’ Nashville, Tennessee, campus. ...

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Governor’s office ordered to turn over some documents in juvenile lifers case

The governor’s office will have to turn over a half-dozen risk assessments prepared by the parole commission to plaintiffs challenging the parole system’s treatment of juvenile lifers, a federal magistrate judge has ruled. Other than the risk assessments, Judge J. Mark Coulson ...

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Stay lifted in Baltimore police internal affairs records dispute

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The Court of Special Appeals has lifted a temporary stay requested by a Baltimore police sergeant of a criminal trial after finding the officer does not have standing to ask the court to review the circuit court’s decision allowing him to be questioned ...

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Baltimore prosecutors: Role in hearing on access to internal affairs files ‘proactive’

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Criminal defense attorneys celebrated a victory for transparency this week as they were given permission by a Baltimore city judge to attempt to introduce internal affairs records for a police sergeant into evidence in their clients’ cases. But statements from ...

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Attorneys gain access to Baltimore police officer’s internal affairs records

Defense attorneys will seek to have evidence from more than 30 internal affairs records relating to a Baltimore police sergeant admitted in multiple criminal cases after a judge granted them access to the files last week. Attorneys for 20 defendants argued ...

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