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Tag Archives: Judge Alfred Nance

Editorial Advisory Board: Time to rethink judicial discipline

On March 22, the Court of Appeals dismissed judicial disciplinary proceedings against Howard County District Judge Mary C. Reese. (The court’s reasons are to be stated in an opinion to be filed.) Five days later, the Court of Appeals held ...

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Lawyer calls Nance ‘old school’ as judicial misconduct hearing begins

ANNAPOLIS — A Baltimore city judge accused of a “disrespectful and unprofessional demeanor” on the bench was behaving as an “old school,” veteran judge, his lawyer said a hearing Thursday. Circuit Judge Alfred Nance faces nine counts of misconduct at a multi-day ...

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Md. commission charges Nance with ‘disrespectful and unprofessional’ conduct

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge whose declaration of a mistrial in 2015 following repeated clashes with defense counsel led to the dismissal of first-degree murder charges now faces formal disciplinary proceedings by the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities for ...

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Nance clashes again with public defender

The public defender whose confrontation with Baltimore City Circuit Judge Alfred Nance led to murder charges being dismissed was back in his courtroom last week. This time, instead of declaring a mistrial, Nance transferred Deborah Katz Levi’s case from his ...

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