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A U.S. Supreme Court police officer walks by during a voting rights rally, at the Supreme Court on Oct. 28, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Aug 17, 2023

Md. Supreme Court will wait on SCOTUS before deciding gun case

Maryland's top court will hold off on considering the state's ban on gun possession for people convicted of certain crimes while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar case.

Aug 10, 2023

Supreme Court blocks OxyContin maker’s bankruptcy agreement reached with states

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a nationwide settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma that would shield members of the Sackler family from civil lawsuits.

Jul 24, 2023

Ravenell’s prison sentence delayed again as he seeks review by U.S. Supreme Court

Convicted Baltimore defense attorney Kenneth W. Ravenell will remain out of prison while he asks the U.S. Supreme Court to consider tossing his federal money laundering conviction.

Three members of the Women's March group protest in support of access to abortion medication outside the federal courthouse on March 15, 2023, in Amarillo, Texas. (AP Photo/David Erickson)
Jun 7, 2023

Maryland stockpiles abortion drug mifepristone in case of Supreme Court ban

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $1.3 million emergency purchase of mifepristone, a pill commonly used in abortions.

May 17, 2023

Trust in Supreme Court fell to lowest point in 50 years after abortion decision, poll shows

Confidence in the Supreme Court sank to its lowest point in at least 50 years in 2022 in the wake of the Dobbs decision that led to state bans and other restrictions on abortion, a major trends survey shows.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in two cases challenging the Biden administration's student debt relief program. (Hunter Savery/Capital News Service)
Apr 27, 2023

Supreme Court weighs appeal preservation question in Md. prisoner assault case

A former Maryland correctional officer's request to appeal a federal jury verdict in a prisoner assault is at the center of a key procedural question being considered by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Feb 3, 2023

We’ve lost confidence in the US Supreme Court

Although we have confidence in the integrity of the Supreme Court of Maryland, sadly, we no longer  have the same confidence in the integrity of our nation’s high court. There is much blame to go around, but most of it lies at the feet of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. The latest episode in […]

Nov 18, 2022

Companies await Md. high court ruling on COVID insurance coverage

Companies that lost business during the pandemic await a Maryland high court decision on whether their financial hit was insured as “physical damage."

Aug 27, 2021

Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States.

May 21, 2021

Retired cop put in chokehold by police takes case to Supreme Court

When José Oliva tried to sue after police put him in a chokehold and threw him to the ground, a federal appeals court ruled he was out of luck. He’s asking the Supreme Court to revive his lawsuit.

Oct 12, 2020

Barrett vows to interpret laws ‘as they are written’

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett declared Monday that Americans “deserve an independent Supreme Court that interprets our Constitution and laws as they are written," encapsulating her conservative approach to the law that has Republicans excited about the prospect of her taking the place of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsbur g before Election Day.

May 15, 2020

10 cases, 2 weeks, 1 Supreme Court holding phone arguments

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way the Supreme Court is doing business. For the foreseeable future the court will be announcing its opinions not in the courtroom but by posting decisions online. And the justices are holding their private conferences by phone.

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