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Getty plans to write book, serve as assigned judge in retirement

Recently retired Court of Appeals Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty, who often regales visitors to Maryland’s high court with stories of its history, said he plans to put his words to paper.

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Barbera: End of ‘justice delayed’ at Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, the new leader of the Court of Appeals, said Tuesday that the top court will issue its decisions “at the very latest” by the Aug. 31 after which appeals are heard, calling it “a new policy” that will be “immediately implemented.”

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Harris to replace Broccolina as state court administrator

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has made the first major hire of her two-week tenure, naming Pamela Q. Harris to be state court administrator — her chief assistant in implementing court policies, crafting the judiciary’s annual budget and dealing with the executive and legislative branches.

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Barbera pledges a timely Court of Appeals

Mary Ellen Barbera

Incoming Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera said Wednesday that she will strive for the “equal, fair and timely administration of justice in Maryland” as head of the state’s judiciary and of its highest court.

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Choice for Chief Judge Bell’s seat now in governor’s hands

The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission on Thursday sent Gov. Martin O’Malley the names of all five candidates who have applied for the seat on Maryland’s highest court that Chief Judge Robert M. Bell will leave vacant when he hits the mandatory retirement age of 70 on July 6.

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The quest for the next chief judge

The final year of Robert M. Bell’s tenure as chief judge of Maryland’s top court began Friday, when he turned 69 in a state where the constitution requires jurists to retire at 70.

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U.S. Senate committee recommends Russell for federal bench

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge George L. Russell III took a giant step forward Thursday in his bid for a seat on the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, by voice vote, recommended that the full ...

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