Tag Archives: office of the public defender

Top 5 law stories of the year

A half-million-dollar verdict from January was the most-viewed legal affairs story on The Daily Record’s website in 2011. Readers also flocked to stories about the legal troubles surrounding the Baltimore Grand Prix, personnel changes in the public defender’s office and ...

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CSA: State must honor witnesses’ rights

A Maryland appellate court has criticized Baltimore prosecutors and a judge for ignoring rules designed to protect reluctant witnesses who must be jailed to make sure they appear for trial. The intermediate Court of Special Appeals said prosecutors and the ...

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Court of Appeals hears lawyers-at-bail case

Maryland’s top court appears poised to extend to criminal defendants the right to be represented by counsel at initial bail hearings. However, during oral arguments on the issue Tuesday, the Court of Appeals said little to resolve the Office of ...

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