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Maryland Judiciary seeks applicants for Court of Appeals vacancy

The Maryland Judiciary is seeking applicants for the Court of Appeals seat vacated in June by Judge Clayton Greene Jr. The Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission announced the vacancy and invited interested judges and lawyers to complete a personal data ...

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Washington Co. bench vacancy filled despite no recommendation from nominating commission (access required)

Former state delegate Brett R. Wilson recently took the bench as Washington County’s newest circuit court judge, but his appointment last month did not follow the normal process for filling vacancies. Wilson was one of four applicants to fill the ...

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Eastern Shore judicial nominating commission chair steps down after traffic incident (access required)

The chairman of the judicial nominating commission for Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties has stepped down after being charged with failing to remain at the scene of a collision in Crisfield on Friday night. A spokesman for the governor confirmed Monday ...

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Baltimore lawyer’s lawsuit against Court of Appeals chief judge dismissed (access required)

A Baltimore lawyer’s lawsuit against Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera challenging the judicial appointment process has been dismissed. Rickey Nelson Jones, a Baltimore attorney who was not recommended to fill vacancies on the Anne Arundel Circuit Court ...

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After appointee declines Eastern Shore judgeship, 3 new nominees sent to Hogan (access required)

Three rejected applicants for the Somerset County Circuit Court bench will have their names sent to Gov. Larry Hogan for consideration after the position had to be re-advertised when the first appointee declined the post. District Judge Paula A. Price ...

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