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Tag Archives: Judge W. Michel Pierson

Nilson: Panel will reject pact with teen (access required)

A judge has ordered the Baltimore City Board of Estimates to vote within 30 days on a proposed $150,000 settlement with the family of a teenager who was picked up and allegedly abandoned by three police officers, two of whom ...

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Judge delays hearing until attorney for city is present (access required)

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge noticed someone was missing from his courtroom Wednesday when attorneys for a teenager picked up and allegedly abandoned by police officers argued that the city had reneged on its agreement to pay the boy’s ...

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Power restored at Courthouse East

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge W. Michel Pierson says electricity has been restored to the top four floors of the Courthouse East building. Normal operations will resume in the courthouse on Wednesday after two days of limited function, according to ...

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Power outage closes part of Baltimore City Circuit Court

The top four floors of the six-story Courthouse East in Baltimore are closed due to electrical problems, grinding to a halt most legal proceedings in one of the two Baltimore City Circuit Court buildings. Judge W. Michel Pierson said elevators ...

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Top 5: ‘No money today’ (access required)

The resignation of Phillip J. Closius as dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law and subsequent fallout dominated The Daily Record’s law stories for the week. But stories about an untimely closure of a new courthouse in Rockville ...

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Lawyers questioned on foreclosure signing practices (access required)

In previous sessions of Baltimore’s show-cause hearings to investigate suspect signatures in foreclosure cases, Baltimore City Circuit Court Special Master Elizabeth A. Ritter asked her questions from the lawyers table. On Tuesday afternoon, she moved to the judge’s bench. The ...

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Attorneys, notaries on the hot seat over foreclosure filings (access required)

Tough questions about the origin and authenticity of questionable signatures on foreclosure documents continued for a third consecutive day in Baltimore City Circuit Court Monday, this time with employees of Virginia-based Shapiro & Burson LLP taking the stand to answer ...

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