Four judges and 13 attorneys are vying for a seat on Maryland’s second-highest court that became vacant Nov. 5 when Judge Alexander Wright Jr. reached the state’s mandatory judicial retirement age of 70. Two of the judges and three of ...Read More »
Attention all Maryland trial judges and lawyers over age 30 who have lived in the state for the past five years and yearn to be an appellate jurist: The judiciary will soon advertise for an at-large vacancy on Maryland’s second-highest ...Read More »
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 »