wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

court

court generic

Litigation Over What’s Left Behind On The Rise

Lawyers who used to handle the occasional trust or will dispute are finding themselves in Orphans’ Court more and more these days. For some, what was once a “spinoff” has turned into their main practice area.

03/29/2014

(Credit: AP)

Court Won’t Reconsider Bail Counsel Requirement

Maryland’s highest court will not reconsider its decision that defendants have a constitutional right to legal counsel at their earliest bail hearings.

03/07/2014

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

O’Malley Names 3 To Court Of Special Appeals

Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed three judges to the Court of Special Appeals.

02/24/2014

Josh Tate, Joshua Tate

Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case Back In Court

Attorneys for a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault are back in court to argue that political pressure influenced the decision to prosecute him.

02/10/2014

(AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice, File)

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

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Attorney Responds In Bail Court Case For Poor

An attorney representing poor defendants is urging Maryland’s highest court to move ahead with an order requiring lawyers to be provided for indigent defendants at initial bail hearings.

01/17/2014

court generic

Man Who Killed Family Seeks Sentence Change

A man who killed his parents and two brothers when he was 15 is due in court on a request for a sentence modification.

01/15/2014

(Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal In D.C. Assault Case

Singer Chris Brown is expected to return to court for a status hearing in a case in which he’s accused of hitting a man outside a Washington, D.C. hotel.

01/08/2014

court generic

Hearing Postponed In D.C. Officer In Prostitution Case

A preliminary hearing has been postponed for a District of Columbia police officer charged with running a prostitution ring involving teenage girls.

12/13/2013

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Ex-Senate Staffer Appears In Court On Porn Charges

The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

12/12/2013

court generic

Task Force On Bail Hearings Postponed By Weather

The meeting of a task force grappling with a court ruling that requires attorneys for criminal defendants at initial bail hearings was postponed because of bad weather.

12/10/2013

court generic

D.C. Officer Charged In Child Porn Case Due In Court

A District of Columbia police officer charged with producing child pornography is due in federal court for a bond review.

12/05/2013

more

previous