A judicial discipline panel on Tuesday recommended an additional three-month suspension for a currently suspended Baltimore City District Court judge. The Court of Appeals suspended Judge Devy Patterson Russell for six months on July 1 and ordered her to have a “complete emotional and behavioral assessment” as part of her sanction for misconduct that involved a […]
ANNAPOLIS — A judicial discipline hearing against a Baltimore City District Court judge currently serving a suspension for prior misconduct concluded Monday with no timeline set for deliberations. The Court of Appeals suspended Judge Devy Patterson Russell for six months July 1 and ordered her to have a “complete emotional and behavioral assessment” as part of […]
A judicial discipline panel has recommended the immediate six-month suspension of a Baltimore City District Court judge they determined to be “volatile, unpredictable, and responsible for the enormously difficult work environment” at the District Court. The Commission on Judicial Disabilities deliberated for more than 12 hours before determining that Judge Devy Patterson Russell comm[...]
An ethics panel concluded a multi-day hearing for a Baltimore City District Court judge late Monday after the judge testified in her defense. Judge Devy Patterson Russell is charged with failing to carry out her duties, displaying contempt for instructions from supervisors, unprofessional interactions with other judges and court staff and failing to cooperate with investigators […]
ANNAPOLIS — A Baltimore District Court judge in the midst of a multi-day ethics hearing took the stand Monday, insisting she has not created the tense atmosphere alleged by colleagues and just wants to be permitted to do her job. “All I ever asked for and all I have ever asked … is that I […]
Investigators accused a Baltimore City District Court judge of discourteous and bullying behavior as well as not properly processing search warrants at the start Monday of a multi-day ethics hearing.
A Baltimore City District Court judge is accused of failing to properly process at least 135 search warrants between 2007 and 2015 and instructing a law clerk to destroy unprocessed warrants in 2016.