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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Some Md. Prisoners Freed After 2012 Court Ruling

Together, the four men sitting handcuffed in a Baltimore courtroom had spent 151 years in prison. Nicholas Marshall-Bey: 34 years on a murder conviction. Salim Sadiki: 37 years after being found guilty of rape. Michael Person: 39 years in the slaying of a bartender. Hercules Williams: 41 years in the death of a man in his living room.

11/27/2013

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Court Preserves Lawsuit Over Maryland Leaving ACC

A North Carolina appeals court is clearing the way for a lawsuit that could force the University of Maryland to pay a $52 million fee for leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference.

11/19/2013

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Md. Judiciary Makes ‘Courtroom Behavior’ Videos

A courtroom can be an intimidating and confusing place, so the Maryland Judiciary has produced a series of online videos to help those who represent themselves know what to expect and how to prepare for their day in court.

11/18/2013

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Court Approves Rules On Bail Hearings

Maryland’s highest court has approved rules to help make sure defendants have an attorney at initial bail bearings, but implementation has been delayed.

11/05/2013

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Artist Sues NSA, Homeland Security Over Move To Stop Sales

A Minnesota artist is suing the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security after they issued cease-and-desist letters against his merchandise.

10/31/2013

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Barbera Aims For Timely Administration Of Justice

Mary Ellen Barbera spent many of her first 100 days as Maryland’s top jurist visiting the state’s circuit and district courts, a half-finished trek that she said has revealed to her many aging courthouses that are too small for their workloads or not designed to handle 21st century technology.

10/26/2013

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New Md. Chief Judge Aims For Timely Decisions

Maryland’s new chief judge has set a deadline for the state’s highest court to issue decisions.

10/21/2013

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