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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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Federal Court In Greenbelt Hosting Law Day

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler will be the keynote speaker when students from several high schools visit the federal courthouse in Greenbelt to celebrate Law Day.

05/01/2014

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2 Confirmed As Judges In Federal Court In Maryland

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md.

05/01/2014

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In Md. Court, Teen Takeover Offers A Second Chance

The 16-year-old said he didn’t think before stealing a shirt, pants, hat and jewelry box from a local Kohl’s. He had fallen in with new friends after moving from Virginia to Maryland, and he followed their lead. He put on the clothes and started to walk out of the store.

04/20/2014

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Harford County Grandmother Gets Her Dogs Back After Arrest

An emotional day in court for an 81-year-old Harford County woman. Mary Root’s unexpected plunge into the legal system began when her dogs got loose.

04/09/2014

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Court Date Set For Ravens Star Ray Rice

A court date is set for Ravens star Ray Rice.

04/02/2014

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Report: Md. Bucks Most US Court Trends

Maryland’s federal court saw fewer filings in last year, with civil case filings dropping 1.7 percent and criminal filings dipping even more at 8.6 percent compared to the previous year.

03/30/2014

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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

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