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Tag Archives: Maryland District Court

Top court gives speed-camera suit a red light

Despite being unpopular to the point of people taking bats and rocks to them, speed cameras in one Maryland county are not going anywhere after the Court of Appeals last week upheld the dismissal of a class action lawsuit that challenged their legality.

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Debt collectors settle with licensing board

Two debt-collection companies will pay a total of $1 million to Maryland to settle claims they violated federal and state laws requiring licensure and prohibiting the submission of false or misleading claims or affidavits in court. LVNV Funding LLC and ...

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Judges named in Baltimore, Prince George’s

Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed attorney Jeffrey M. Geller to the Baltimore City Circuit Court. Geller, a partner at Miles & Stockbridge PC in Towson, will succeed Judge Stuart R. Berger, whom O’Malley elevated to the intermediate Court of Special ...

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Top court to hear case challenging ACS’ cut of speed-camera revenue

Maryland’s top court has agreed to decide whether motorists can challenge Montgomery County’s speed-camera system, which is budgeted to bring in $10 million this fiscal year, on the grounds that it illegally gives the lead contractor a cut of the ...

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‘No change’: Financial disclosure on the Court of Appeals

No change. No change. No change. Look at this year’s financial disclosure forms from the judges on the Court of Appeals, and that is the only disclosure you will find in many a category. Since 1975, the Maryland Judiciary has ...

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Retired clerk hopes to spend more time on prison ministry

FREDERICK — For Carrie Dillard, managing the daily affairs of the Maryland District Court here, and its 22 employees, has been a matter of leading by example. “I would not ask anything of the clerks I wouldn’t help them with ...

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