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Barbera’s legacy includes landmark cases, pandemic management, court reform

Mandatory retirement will require Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera to step down later this year after eight years in the job. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera began her tenure as the state’s top jurist and the Judiciary’s lead administrator in July 2013 by pledging to strive for the “equal, fair and timely administration of justice.”

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Md. Legal Aid’s Joseph vows to stay on amid sharp criticism

Wilhelm H. Joseph Jr., executive director of Maryland Legal Aid.

Maryland Legal Aid’s longtime executive director said Monday he has no plans to quit amid sharp criticism from more than 130 former staffers who call the recent firing of four managerial attorneys, allegedly for questioning back-to-work orders, symptomatic of senior ...

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