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Tag Archives: Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities

Divided panel votes to discipline Howard County judge

A divided judicial discipline panel determined a Howard County judge committed sanctionable conduct in a 2015 relationship violence case and recommended she attend specialized training and be assigned a mentor judge.

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Howard Co. judge accused of inappropriate comments in relationship violence hearings

A Howard County District Court judge is facing disciplinary action stemming from her comments to two women appearing before her in relationship violence-related hearings. Both complaints against Judge Mary C. Reese were initiated by the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, ...

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Panel dismisses ethics violations charges against Harford Co. judge

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

The Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities has dismissed allegations of judicial ethics violations against Harford County Circuit Judge William O. Carr after the judge argued investigators denied him due process. The commission granted Carr’s motion to dismiss after investigators filed, ...

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Md. commission charges Nance with ‘disrespectful and unprofessional’ conduct

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge whose declaration of a mistrial in 2015 following repeated clashes with defense counsel led to the dismissal of first-degree murder charges now faces formal disciplinary proceedings by the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities for ...

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Harford County judge faces ethics charges — again

Harford County Circuit Judge William O. Carr has habitually failed to rule on pending civil motions in a timely fashion, a violation of judicial ethics for which he has previously been reprimanded, investigators for the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities have alleged.

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Baltimore city judge receives public reprimand

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge received a public reprimand last week for yelling at an attorney in her courtroom and continuing to preside over his case despite acknowledging her inability to be impartial. Judge Pamela J. White was presiding ...

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Anne Arundel orphans’ court judge receives private reprimand

A private reprimand was issued to the chief judge of the Anne Arundel County Orphans’ Court earlier this month for receiving commissions as a real estate agent for properties that were part of estates overseen by the court. Nancy Phelps, ...

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