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Judges behaving badly?

In case last month’s conclusion of the missing-pants lawsuit left you wanting more, WaPo has this story today about a Charles County judge allegedly behaving very badly indeed. (The Charles County Independent, by the way, says he’s confessed.)

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Law blog round-up

Happy sweltering Monday, everyone! Here are a few law links to start your week: Baltimore needs a criminal justice research center to scientifically study new initiatives, Page Croyder says. Hooray for economic recovery! Now when is it going to reach ...

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Davis, Perez: Is today the day?

The U.S. Senate could vote today to confirm Andre M. Davis to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Thomas E. Perez to be assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights. The Senate, which goes on summer recess after ...

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Corruption trials, Chicago-style

Greetings from Chicago and the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting through a Maryland-focused lens! First, just let me say, the public art and architecture is jaw-dropping, the deep-dish pizza is jaw-inspiring, and the water in Lake Michigan — well, I ...

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Law blog round-up

In nearly every social setting I found myself in this past holiday weekend, the latest in The Continuing Story of Alaska Sarah came up, and the theories of why she abruptly quit as governor were as various as they were ...

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Bankruptcy judges just temping

The latest group to seek the government’s help in handling the economic downturn is the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.  Business, it seems, is too good there. As reported by our sister blog, D.C. Dicta, the Judicial Conference of the United States is ...

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What about the Widener seat?

With the Senate Judiciary Committee poised to vote Thursday on Judge Andre Davis’ nomination to fill “the Murnaghan seat” on the 4th Circuit, Virginia’s senators have floated a name to fill “the Widener seat.” Our sister paper in Richmond, Virginia ...

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Law blog round-up

Happy beautiful Monday! I hope your job takes you outside for at least 10 minutes today to enjoy this weather. Here are a few links for when you’re stuck indoors: Eric Hartley of the Annapolis Capital revisits the rule of ...

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