The state’s top court has once again postponed the adoption of a rule to codify a controversial $5 assessment the Maryland Judiciary charges attorneys for its new Professionalism Center.Read More »
Judges can permanently strip parents of their rights to their children even while the parents are appealing an order in the underlying foster-care case, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Another year has passed, and convicted criminals Kevin C. Alston, Tony Lamont Haile and Jaron Tyree Grade are still waiting for word from Maryland’s top court.
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According to the state’s highest court, police did not violate the rights of a convicted rapist and registered sex offender, who was on probation for drunk driving, when they used saliva from a required alcohol test to tie him to an unsolved homicide.Read More »
The Park School of Baltimore has won the state mock trial championship for the second year in a row, beating out Rockville’s Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy. In a courtroom at the Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building in ...Read More »
Maryland’s top court has reprimanded an attorney who copied opposing counsel’s signature from a document she had revised, then pasted it on his original version and filed it without her permission. Dana Andrew Paul had a poor working relationship with ...Read More »
Megan Cathey, 33, spends two weeks a month at her father’s home in Sykesville and a little more than that with her mother in New Jersey. In the past, that’s meant Cathey, a developmentally disabled adult, was not considered a ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The Baltimore City Paper abused its privilege to report fairly and accurately on a double murder trial when it published articles implicating a former nightclub owner in the slayings — though he was never charged in the crime, ...
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ANNAPOLIS — The former state public defender and an assistant attorney general clashed before Maryland’s top court Wednesday over whether a person who committed child sexual abuse in 1996 was validly required to register as a sex offender under the ...Read More »
The judge presiding over a lead-paint poisoning trial should not have told the jury that the tenant had a duty to keep the property “in a clean and sanitary condition,” Maryland’s highest court held Monday. The Court of Appeals ordered ...
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