Judge Hears Challenge To DC-Area Sniper's Life SentenceAn attorney for a man convicted as a teenager of taking part in deadly sniper attacks that terrorized the Washington area argued before a Maryland judge Thursday that his young client's life sentence is unconstitutional and should be thrown out.
Md. Judge Set To Hear D.C. Sniper Malvo Challenge Life SentencesA Montgomery County judge will hear arguments of D.C. sniper, Lee Boyd Malvo Thursday, who claims the six life-without-parole terms he received in the County have been rendered illegal by U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Md. Judge Who Had Romantic Relationship With Felon To RetireA Montgomery County judge who was at the center of a controversy last year over her romantic relationship with a convicted felon, has submitted her retirement from the bench.
Military Judge Weighs Restrictions On Gitmo Female GuardsA military judge is deciding whether to continue restricting the use of female guards at Guantanamo.
Wilkins Sworn In As U.S. Appeals Court JudgeA judge who was the plaintiff in a landmark Maryland racial-profiling case has been sworn in as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Grand Jury Indicts Felon Who Was Living With JudgeA Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Maryland man with a long criminal history on charges of kidnapping and assaulting a female judge with whom he was living.
Ray Rice Accepted Into Pretrial Intervention Program; Assault Charges Could Be DismissedA New Jersey court confirms Ravens running back Ray Rice has been accepted into a Pretrial Intervention Program.
Judge Upholds D.C. Gun Registration RequirementsA federal judge has upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation's capital, including making people re-register every three years, take a safety class and photographing and fingerprinting gun owners.
Senators: Obama Nominates Georgetown Prof. As JudgeMaryland's senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Ravens RB Ray Rice Pleads Not Guilty To Aggravated Assault Charges; Plea Deal OfferedRavens 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.
Prince George's Judge To Lead Maryland District CourtA judge from Prince George's County will take over this spring as the top judge of Maryland District Court.
Carroll County Will Comply With Judge's Prayer OrderThe battle over public prayer takes center stage in Carroll County, where a federal lawsuit is slamming the brakes on certain types of prayers at county commission meetings.