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Tag Archives: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Judiciary seeking applicants for newly created appellate court seats

The Court of Appeals building in Annapolis

Judges and attorneys seeking to serve on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals have until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 7 to get their applications in for one of two newly created at-large seats on the intermediate court.

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Historic appointments to top court put women in majority

The historic significance of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s selection of Mary Ellen Barbera as chief judge and Shirley M. Watts as an associate judge of the Court of Appeals will be readily apparent when the court hears its first opening arguments of the September 2013 term on Sept. 4.

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Barbera pledges a timely Court of Appeals

Mary Ellen Barbera

Incoming Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera said Wednesday that she will strive for the “equal, fair and timely administration of justice in Maryland” as head of the state’s judiciary and of its highest court.

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Psychiatric patient’s suit against ER revived on appeal

A psychiatric patient who was badly injured when he walked out of an emergency room and jumped from a nearby bridge can sue the hospital for allegedly failing to keep sufficient tabs on him, the Court of Special Appeals has held.

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