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District judge faces disciplinary charges of advising defendants, bias against women

A Maryland District Court judge in Charles County faces disciplinary charges of judicial misconduct after allegedly giving legal advice to two men facing assault charges and speaking with their alleged domestic-violence victims. Judge W. Louis Hennessy also demonstrated bias against ...

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After high court decision, rules committee ready to act on judicial discipline changes

A district court judge complied with the law and did not commit sanctionable conduct in her handling of a 2015 relationship violence hearing, the Court of Appeals held Tuesday.

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Rules committee to revisit judicial discipline amendments

Maryland’s top court has ordered a Judiciary committee to revisit amendments to the judicial discipline rules, changes set aside in 2016 while a challenge to the process was on appeal. The Court of Appeals last week told the Standing Committee ...

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