ANNAPOLIS – “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 ...Read More »
Baltimore County did not violate the constitutional rights of hookah-lounge owners by requiring them to close their establishments by midnight each night, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled Wednesday. In its reported 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals called the ordinance ...Read More »
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Judge Patrick L. Woodward to be chief judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals effective May 6. Woodward will succeed Peter B. Krauser, the intermediate appellate court’s current chief, who reaches the state’s mandatory ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland court has ruled a new trial can proceed against a man charged with killing a North Carolina teenager. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the state’s intermediate appellate court, issued the ruling Wednesday. The case involves ...
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The Court of Special Appeals has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former general counsel for Rite Aid Corp. alleging the actions of several Baltimore attorneys delayed a resentencing hearing related to his fraud conviction and extended ...Read More »
The Court of Special Appeals has upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a company that unsuccessfully bid to operate a casino in Baltimore. The appellate court found the Baltimore City Circuit Court had not abused its ...Read More »
Without knowing the logic and limits of the Court of Appeals’ decision that Officer William Porter can be compelled to testify against his co-defendants in the Freddie Gray cases despite his pending retrial, Baltimore city prosecutors have moved to compel ...Read More »