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Gov. O’Malley Appoints First Ever Woman Chief Judge

Unprecedented changes in the making for Maryland’s highest court. The Maryland Court of Appeals is in line to get its first woman Chief Judge.

07/03/2013

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. By Md. Prisoner Held In Cuba

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by an American imprisoned in Cuba against the U.S. government, for whom he was working when he was arrested.

05/29/2013

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Chief Judge Robert Bell Calls It A Career After Nearly 40 Years On The Bench

A pioneer on the bench in Maryland retires after a lengthy and distinguished career.

04/19/2013

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Judge Rules On Evidence In Case Of Slain Md. Cop

A Maryland judge has made rulings on evidence ahead of a new trial for a man convicted of the 1975 killing of an off-duty Hagerstown police officer.

04/09/2013

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Judge Rules Morning-After Pill To Be Sold To Girls Under 17 Without Prescription

Contraceptive controversy. A surprise ruling by a federal judge allows young girls to get the morning-after pill without a doctor’s or parent’s permission.

04/05/2013

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As Former Scheduler Testifies, Defense Says Leopold’s Conduct Was Not Illegal & Was Done Out In The Open

The Anne Arundel County Executive’s misconduct trial heats up. Opening arguments were heard with strong words from prosecutors and the defense. Now, the prosecution’s witnesses are taking the stand.

01/18/2013

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Judge Formally Exonerates Man In Slaying

A judge has formally declared the innocence of a Washington man who spent 28 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.

12/17/2012

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Judge ‘Charged’ With ‘Theft’ For Plugging In Chevy Volt Electric Car

Was Judge Mark Stanley misappropriating public funds by charging his car at a court house?

10/17/2012

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Md.’s Top Judge To Speak In Annapolis

Robert M. Bell, the chief judge of Maryland’s Court of Appeals, will be talking to students at Annapolis High School on Friday.

09/26/2012

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Attorneys Say Alston Plea Deal Has Fallen Through

State prosecutors and defense attorneys for Delegate Tiffany Alston failed to reach a plea agreement as scheduled Wednesday to resolve two separate misconduct cases relating to her use of state money and campaign funds that could lead to her dismissal from office.

09/19/2012

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George Huguely’s Sentence Reduced To 23 Years In Prison For Yeardley Love’s Murder

More than two decades behind bars. That’s the sentence for George Huguely, the Chevy Chase man convicted of killing Cockeysville native Yeardley Love.

08/30/2012

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Montgomery Co. To Swear In First Female Black Judge

Karla Smith smiles easily for someone who has seen the worst that people have to offer.

08/27/2012

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