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Md. trial courts to fully resume Oct. 5; other proceedings phased in earlier

Maryland’s trial courts will return to “full operations” including jury trials on Oct. 5 following a summer of gradual resumptions of court proceedings, including evictions, foreclosures and bench trials, the state’s top judge stated Friday evening. “The details in the ...

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Hogan’s stay-at-home foes launch 4th Circuit appeal

Business owners, clergy and three Republican state delegates are appealing a federal judge’s rejection Wednesday of their constitutional challenge to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s state-at-home orders. The challengers Friday notified the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to soon expect ...

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Federal judge rejects challenge to Hogan’s stay-at-home orders

A federal judge Wednesday rejected a constitutional challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home orders, saying the governor’s directives are narrowly tailored to achieve Maryland’s compelling interest of protecting the public from the deadly COVID-19 virus. “The world is now in ...

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Hogan defends stay-at-home order in response to lawsuit

Gov. Larry Hogan defended his stay-at-home order for Marylanders against a legal attack from business owners, clergy and three fellow Republicans, calling the executive order “narrowly tailored” to achieve the state’s “compelling interest” of protecting the public from the deadly ...

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Judge orders Snow Hill detainees’ release amid COVID-19

A federal judge Thursday ordered the release of two Worcester County Detention Center detainees after discovering a third detainee had exhibited symptoms of COVID-19 virus, information the jurist said was known but not disclosed to the court by either jail ...

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Jury trials will not resume until at least July 20, Judiciary says

Jury trials in Maryland will not resume until July 20 at the earliest, the Maryland Judiciary on Thursday told a Senate panel examining the court system’s plans for eventual resumption to full service amid efforts to prevent the viral spread ...

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Prince George’s Co. asks judge to toss suit over virus in jail

GREENBELT — One of Maryland’s largest counties on Sunday asked a federal judge to throw out a civil rights group’s lawsuit that claims its jail has failed to stop an “uncontrolled” coronavirus outbreak or to properly care for infected prisoners. ...

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