Maryland’s district courts are hoping to find attorneys willing to represent poor defendants at bail review hearings.
The committee fine-tuning Maryland’s budget has allocated $10 million to have attorneys staff initial bail hearings during the next fiscal year.
Maryland’s highest court will not reconsider its decision that defendants have a constitutional right to legal counsel at their earliest bail hearings.
Attorney General Douglas Gansler is urging Maryland’s top court to overturn its decision that arrestees have a right to counsel at initial bail hearings.
Maryland’s highest court has put a temporary hold on a trial judge’s order that attorneys be provided for indigent defendants at initial bail hearings.
A judge has been holding secret hearings in the case of the man convicted in the 2001 killing of Chandra Levy, the latest twist in a high-profile murder that went unsolved for years and captivated the public because of the intern’s romantic relationship with a California congressman.
The public can comment on the proposed $7.9 billion takeover of Baltimore’s Constellation Energy at public hearings that begin this week.
Metro is planning to hold five public hearings next month on proposed bus service improvements.
A panel on legislative redistricting in Maryland has scheduled 12 public hearings across the state.
A panel on congressional redistricting in Maryland has scheduled the first of three of 12 hearings across the state.
Closed hearings are being held this week ahead of the trial of a former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information.
A House committee will be hearing about legislation relating to drilling of the Marcellus Shale in western Maryland.