Maryland Court Of Appeals

Maryland Man To Be Sentenced Again In Wife's 1972 Murder A man who spent more than 40 years in prison for his wife's 1972 murder in Prince George's County will be sentenced for the crime a second time.
Officials Begin Removing Names From Sex RegistryCorrections officials say they have started the process of removing more than 800 names from Maryland's Sex Offender Registry.
Md. Cut Back on Funding Criminal Defense For PoorSpending on criminal defense for the poor fell 7.9 percent in Maryland from fiscal 2008 to fiscal 2012, compared to a national decrease of 4.3 percent, according to a recent Justice Department study.
Task Force On Bail Hearings Postponed By WeatherThe 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.
Md. High Court Upholds Ruling: Poor Defendants Entitled To Lawyer At Bail HearingMaryland's highest court says it won't stay its ruling that poor defendants are entitled to have an attorney present at bail hearings.
Md.'s High Court Rules On Right To Attorney At Bail HearingsMaryland's highest court has again ruled that poor defendants are entitled to have an attorney present at bail hearings.
Md. Court Of Appeals Disbars Lawyer Who Practiced Uncertified For Over YearMaryland's highest court has disbarred an attorney who practiced law for more than a year without certification.
Gansler Pushes Lawsuit Against Maryland For ACC WithdrawalMaryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is asking the state's highest court to order that a lawsuit over the University of Maryland's withdrawal from the Atlantic Coast Conference proceed in a Maryland court.
Levy Of $5 Kicks In For New Professionalism Center For LawyersThe Maryland Judiciary last month began billing the state's lawyers $5 to help fund a new center aimed at improving civility in the profession and ensure that lawyers stay focused on serving clients and promoting the proper administration of justice.
Md. Court Overturns Decision To Oust AA County CouncilmanMaryland's highest court has overturned the ousting of an Anne Arundel County councilman who was convicted of failing to file a tax return.
Md. Man Will Wait Another Week For Retrial Verdict In 1975 Cop Murder More than 35 years after his initial conviction, a western Maryland man will have to wait another week to hear a judge's verdict in a retrial of his December 1975 murder case.
New Trial Set For Repeat Prison Escapee Charged In 1975 Cop SlayingHe once was dubbed "a mild mannered escape artist" by the Gettysburg Times in a 1981 article about his flight from the Patuxent Institution in Jessup, Md. At the time, it was his sixth prison break in 10 years. He was 32.