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Appointed Attorneys Program has provided counsel to thousands (access required)

In 2013, when Maryland’s highest court recognized people’s constitutional right to have an attorney present at their initial court appearance, officials had to make that right a reality – and find a way to pay for it. They were frantic. ...

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Morrissey: Russell ‘combative, argumentative’ in meeting over issues with fellow judges (access required)

The top district court judge in Maryland on Thursday described morale at Baltimore City District Court as "non-existent" as a result of conflicts involving Judge Devy Patterson Russell.

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