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Tag Archives: Wicomico County Circuit Court

Hogan names judges for Baltimore, Wicomico circuit courts (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday named two prosecutors and a criminal defense attorney to circuit court judgeships. Myshala E. Middleton, with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Assistant Worcester County State’s Attorney Karen M. Dean will join the Baltimore City ...

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Student receives probation for unlawful recording of Harris staffer (access required)

A Salisbury University student and political activist pleaded guilty Friday to illegal wiretapping of a congressional staffer and received probation before judgment as part of a pre-indictment agreement. Jake Burdett, 21, was ordered to complete 100 hours of community service ...

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Student activist charged with illegally livestreaming Harris staffer (access required)

A Salisbury University student and political activist is facing wiretapping charges for allegedly livestreaming a meeting with a staffer for Rep. Andy Harris last year after being told not to record. Jake Burdett, 20, is charged with illegal recording and ...

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Baltimore judge keeps PIA suit against Salisbury alive, transfers case to Eastern Shore (access required)

A Baltimore city judge denied a motion to dismiss a Maryland Public Information Act lawsuit against Salisbury on Friday but granted the city’s request to transfer the matter to Wicomico County Circuit Court. Judge Charles H. Dorsey said citizens in ...

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Top 5: ‘We like big cases’ (access required)

Jury deliberations in an Anne Arundel County capital murder case and a pioneering change in Maryland corporate law are among the most-read legal affairs stories of the week. The list also includes to titans of the Baltimore legal scene teaming ...

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Top court rules DNA preservation law not retroactive (access required)

The Court of Appeals has ruled that the state law requiring the preservation of DNA evidence after conviction is not retroactive from when the bill was signed into law on Oct. 1, 2001. Michael D. Washington-Bey had appealed his January ...

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‘CSI effect’ instruction faulted again (access required)

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously overturned a man’s conviction for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Salisbury, saying he was denied a fair trial because the judge told the jury that prosecutors did not need scientific evidence to prove ...

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