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Judiciary testing text alerts for district court defendants

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The Maryland Judiciary is testing a system that texts court date notifications to defendants with the hope that the reminders will increase appearance rates. The program launched Monday and allows defendants in district court who are screened for public defender representation for criminal ...

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Howard Co. judge denies wrongdoing in domestic violence cases

The judge's bench in a courtroom in Carroll County Circuit Court. (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – A Howard County District Court judge Thursday defended her choice of words in two domestic violence cases for which she was later charged with violations of the Maryland Code of Judicial Conduct. Judge Mary C. Reese, who was ...

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