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Hogan’s call for diverse high court applicants gets answered again

Gov. Larry Hogan’s call for greater diversity among applicants for two coming Maryland high court vacancies has been answered for the second time in recent weeks. On Tuesday, Columbia attorney Keith S. Blair, who is Black, and Maryland District Court ...

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Hogan seeks more applicants for high court vacancy, cites need for diversity

Judges and lawyers residing in Harford and Baltimore counties who desire to serve on Maryland’s top court have less than four weeks to submit their applications after Gov. Larry Hogan said an initial slate of seven applicants did not satisfy ...

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Barbera’s final term included First Amendment, lost pet, gangland slaying cases

Maryland’s top court ended its 2020-2021 session Tuesday having issued rulings upholding Baltimore’s billboard tax against a free-speech challenge, limiting the compensation available for a negligently killed pet over a heartfelt dissent for beloved dogs and rejecting the duress defense ...

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