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Hogan appoints 2 to bench in Carroll, Montgomery counties

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In filling two judicial vacancies Friday, Gov. Larry Hogan appointed a Westminster attorney to the Carroll County bench who was previously appointed but unseated in an election last year. Richard R. Titus was appointed in 2016 to the Carroll County ...

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Judge in Stanford rape case fights recall

Judge Aaron Persky poses for photos in Los Altos Hills, Calif., last month. Persky says he would handle the sexual assault case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner the same way today as he did almost exactly two years ago, even though it's the reason why he is the target of a recall election Tuesday in Santa Clara County. Persky sentenced Turner to six months in jail. (Jeff Chiu/AP photo)

Judge Aaron Persky says he would handle the sexual assault case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner the same way today as he did almost two years ago, though it's the reason he is the target of a recall election Tuesday and has become the self-described "most hated man on the internet."

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Editorial Advisory Board: Time to rethink judicial discipline

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

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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