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Baltimore Judge Suspended For Mocking Defendant, Lawyer

A Baltimore City Circuit judge has been suspended for behaving in what investigators say was a sarcastic and demeaning manner.

22 hours ago

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Md. Appeals Court Upholds Wrongful Conviction Suit

A federal appeals court has revived a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the Baltimore mayor, the city’s police department and three of its officers.

09/25/2014

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Md. Panel Meets On Pretrial Reform

A Maryland panel heard from DC officials Monday about how making changes to the bail hearing process could help ease a burden on court commissioners.

09/23/2014

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Md. Coach Gets 7 Years In Girl’s Sex Abuse

A private coach and tutor who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl was sentenced to seven years in prison on Wednesday in Montgomery County court.

09/17/2014

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Chris Brown Pleads Guilty To Assault In DC Courtroom

Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault.

09/02/2014

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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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Courts Close In Frederick After Power Outage

The Frederick County district and circuit courts have been closed because of a power outage downtown.

07/10/2014

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Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Political Backdrop

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

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City Courthouse Employees Protest Rodent Infested And Poorly Ventilated Offices

Courthouse employees attempt to breathe new life into the ongoing debate about conditions in the city circuit court buildings.

05/22/2014

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Md. Courts To Recruit Lawyers For Bail Hearings

Maryland’s district courts are hoping to find attorneys willing to represent poor defendants at bail review hearings.

05/22/2014

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Ray Rice Accepted Into Pretrial Intervention Program; Assault Charges Could Be Dismissed

A New Jersey court confirms Ravens running back Ray Rice has been accepted into a Pretrial Intervention Program.

05/20/2014

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Ravens RB Ray Rice Pleads Not Guilty To Aggravated Assault Charges; Plea Deal Offered

Ravens running back Ray Rice pleaded not guilty Thursday to aggravated assault charges for allegedly punching and knocking out his then-girlfriend, Janay Palmer, in an Atlantic City casino elevator.

05/01/2014

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