Judge

court generic, court

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

(credit: Thinkstock)

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

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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

tiffany alston

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

George Huguely

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

court generic

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

WJZ Logo

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Queen Anne’s Zoning Suit

A Queen Anne’s County judge has refused to dismiss a suit challenging the rezoning of more than 500 rural acres to permit development.

08/13/2012

gun control, gun law, gun generic

Federal Appeals Court Grants Stay In Md. Gun Case

Maryland can continue enforcing its gun permit law requiring residents to show a “good and substantial reason” to carry handguns until a federal appeals court decides the matter, the court said Wednesday.

08/02/2012

court generic, court

Judge Dismisses Frederick Zoning Suit As Premature

A lawsuit against Frederick County over a proposed rezoning that opponents say will lead to higher taxes, sprawl and environmental harm has been dismissed. But an attorney for the environmental groups and residents who filed the lawsuit said Friday that they can re-file once the county’s plan passes.

06/29/2012

(Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)

Judge Declares Mistrial In Remaining 5 Counts In John Edwards Corruption Case

A mistrial has been declared in the campaign fraud trial against ex-presidential candidate John Edwards. Jurors on Thursday acquitted John Edwards of one of six counts involving him taking money from wealthy heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon. They told the judge they are deadlocked on the other five charges against him.

05/31/2012

parker

Judge Slashes Award In Prison Bus Slaying

A judge in Baltimore has slashed the damages awarded in the death of a state prison inmate who was murdered aboard a prison bus in 2005.

05/29/2012

jessica port

Md. Court Of Appeals Recognizes Same-Sex Divorce

Controversial decision. Maryland’s highest court unanimously rules to allow same-sex couples to divorce in the state.

05/18/2012

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,259 other followers