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Barbera’s final term included First Amendment, lost pet, gangland slaying cases

Maryland’s top court ended its 2020-2021 session Tuesday having issued rulings upholding Baltimore’s billboard tax against a free-speech challenge, limiting the compensation available for a negligently killed pet over a heartfelt dissent for beloved dogs and rejecting the duress defense ...

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Court of Special Appeals postpones arguments, cites concerns with Zoom

Maryland’s second-highest court has postponed its pandemic-compelled remote oral arguments for Friday due to concerns about the security of Zoom, the free online videoconferencing site the state judiciary had used until Thursday. The Court of Special Appeals stated in an ...

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Court of Appeals postpones oral arguments scheduled for early April

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Court of Appeals on Tuesday postponed the eight oral arguments it was scheduled to hear during the first week of April due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has spurred the high court’s chief judge to suspend ...

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Court of Special Appeals will give week’s notice of panel judges

Maryland’s second-highest court will soon begin announcing at least one week before oral arguments the names of the three judges who will hear a particular day’s appeals, a break from the court’s long-held practice of withholding the announcement of names until ...

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