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Senate Confirms Md. Resident Pamela Harris’ Nomination To Appeals Court

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

07/29/2014

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Court To Reconsider Bail Hearing Requirement

Maryland’s highest court will review its decision to require a lawyer at every defendant’s initial bail hearing.

01/23/2014

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Maryland Appeals $50M+ Penalty Over Leaving The ACC

Judges in North Carolina were asked Thursday to bow out of a role in deciding whether to slow down the big-money game of musical chairs involving universities, athletic conferences and billions of dollars in broadcast revenues.

09/26/2013

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Legal Q&A: Appealing Medicaid Denials

In Maryland, the Decision form which the State sends out has the specific instructions regarding the steps necessary to appeal the denial of benefits.

07/08/2013

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Convicted In Girlfriend’s Beating Death: Court Expands George Huguely’s Appeal

Virginia’s Court of Appeals has expanded the issues that can be brought up on appeal by a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend.

06/17/2013

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Convicted Rapist & Former Md. School Teacher Will Spend Life In Prison

A federal appeals court has ruled that a former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a student must remain in prison.

01/25/2013

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2 More Md. Counties Get Disaster Aid For Sandy

Maryland is out of chances for bringing more federal disaster aid to five counties damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

12/17/2012

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Appeals Court Rehearing Md. Pregnancy Center Cases

A federal appeals court in Virginia is set to reconsider the constitutionality of two ordinances requiring Maryland anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers to post certain disclaimers.

12/06/2012

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Parents’ Right On Visitation Applies To Siblings

A Maryland appeals court says the rights of parents to control who visits their children applies to siblings. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the state’s intermediate appellate court, issued the ruling late Monday.

11/28/2012

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French Company Appeals Maryland Nuclear Reactor Rejection

A French company is appealing U.S. regulators’ rejection of its bid to build a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby near the Chesapeake Bay.

09/26/2012

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Federal Appeals Court Grants Stay In Md. Gun Case

Maryland can continue enforcing its gun permit law requiring residents to show a “good and substantial reason” to carry handguns until a federal appeals court decides the matter, the court said Wednesday.

08/02/2012