Tag Archives: Robert M. Bell

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

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera (File photo)

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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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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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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