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Senators consider name change for Maryland’s top two courts

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera says the proposed name change necessary because the current moniker is “the source of much confusion.” (The Daily Record/File Photo)

“Justice” might finally come to Maryland. A proposed state constitutional amendment now before the General Assembly would change the name of Maryland’s top judicial tribunal from the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court of Maryland and the title of ...

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Frosh seeks justices’ help in placing offender on sex registry

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said the Maryland Court of Appeals’ erroneous ruling struck down a state agency’s valid determination that a convicted human trafficker must register because his victim was a child. (File photo)

Maryland’s attorney general is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn the state high court’s decision that being placed on the sex offender registry is “punishment” that a judge must order and not a mere listing of offenders ...

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Court of Appeals postpones oral arguments scheduled for early April

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Court of Appeals on Tuesday postponed the eight oral arguments it was scheduled to hear during the first week of April due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has spurred the high court’s chief judge to suspend ...

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Maryland urges justices to reject Carroll Co.’s stormwater appeal

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

States may impose upon their counties stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those called for under the federal Clean Water Act, the Maryland Department of the Environment stated Thursday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to turn aside Carroll County’s ...

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