Court Of Special Appeals
Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed the chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission to be a judge on the state’s intermediate appellate court, and the governor has named a new director of public affairs for his administration.
A Maryland court says the Baltimore police commissioner had the authority to fire an officer who berated and pushed a 14-year-old skateboarder who called him “dude.”
The Maryland Senate has passed a measure designed to help foster public-private partnerships on big projects like roads and public buildings.
Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals has ordered a new trial on one count of a judgment against ExxonMobil Corp. to families whose wells were contaminated during a 2006 gasoline spill.
Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals has reversed $2.5 million in lead paint verdicts against Baltimore’s housing authority.
Maryland’s highest court has ruled that a law giving owners of certain rental properties immunity from personal injury lawsuits based on a child’s ingestion of lead-based paint is invalid.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Shirley Watts to Maryland’s Court of
Special Appeals, the state’s intermediate appellate court.