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Paula Xinis

May 20, 2020

Judge isn’t ordering jail to free inmates in virus hot spot

SILVER SPRING — A federal judge on Wednesday said she will require a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility, but she isn’t ordering the immediate release of medically vulnerable prisoners. During a hearing, U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis said the written order […]

Apr 27, 2020

Prince George’s County asks judge to toss suit over virus in jail

One of Maryland's largest counties on Sunday asked a federal judge to throw out a civil rights group's lawsuit that claims its jail has failed to stop an “uncontrolled” coronavirus outbreak or properly care for infected prisoners.

U.S. District Court Greenbelt
Oct 17, 2018

Jury conjures guilty verdict in Maryland woman’s fraud trial

An investment adviser was convicted Wednesday of charges she defrauded investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she used to pay more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off federal investigators.

Oct 12, 2018

Ponzi scheme suspect paid $720K for prayers amid SEC probe

An investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme spent nearly three-quarters of a million dollars on prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off a federal investigation and save her failing business, according to testimony at her trial this week.

May 16, 2016

Senate confirms Xinis to U.S. District Court in Greenbelt

The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Paula Xinis to be a judge on the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt.

May 12, 2016

Xinis seems headed to Senate vote for seat on U.S. bench in Greenbelt

Paula Xinis, whose nomination to the federal bench has been mired for eight months in election-year politics, will likely get a full-Senate vote soon on whether she takes a seat on the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt.

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