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Database key to judges’ names must be disclosed, Md. high court says

Maryland’s Administrative Office of the Courts must disclose the alphanumeric key used to identify District Court judges in the public Judiciary Case Search database, the state’s top court ruled.

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Md. high court weighs if database key to judges’ names must be disclosed

An attorney for Maryland’s Administrative Office of the Courts on Monday defended its refusal to disclose the alphanumeric key used to identify District Court judges in the public Judiciary Case Search database, telling the state’s top court the key was ...

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Administrative Office of the Courts to appeal order on Case Search ‘key’

The Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts will appeal a judge’s ruling ordering it to disclose a key to identify District Court judges in the public Case Search database. Judges’ names are not displayed in District Court cases in the database but ...

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Abell Foundation seeks key to identities of judges in Case Search

Maryland’s system of identifying District Court judges in the public Case Search database by a three-character code, with no “key” available to users, is being challenged under the state’s Public Information Act. The Abell Foundation filed an MPIA request for ...

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Delegates debate mandating judge names in Case Search

A bill to mandate the inclusion of judges’ names in Maryland Judiciary Case Search faced pushback Wednesday as skeptics questioned whether the measure would endanger judges or lead to public pressure affecting their decisions. Del. Robin L. Grammer Jr., R-Baltimore ...

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MVLS tracking impact of driver’s license violations on clients

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service has been taking a closer look at the impact driver’s license violations have on low-income Marylanders’ ability to get their records expunged and whether violations are pushing them into poverty. When an MVLS lawyer assists ...

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Partial expungement fails in Md. General Assembly despite last-minute efforts

Eleventh-hour logistics killed a bill with bipartisan support in the General Assembly that would have allowed people to expunge online evidence of crimes that didn’t result in convictions. House Bill 220, which was amended to limit its impact to Maryland ...

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