Governor Hogan Names New Chief Judge To Maryland's Highest CourtHogan also announced that Judge Joseph Getty will be the new chief judge.
Maryland Court Of Appeals Takes Up Case Of Convicted DC Sniper Lee Boyd MalvoMaryland's Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, is set to hear the case of convicted "D.C. sniper" Lee Boyd Malvo.
Maryland Court Disbars Lawyer Over Claims Made In Loan CaseIn a unanimous decision, the Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney that it says used an untrue conspiracy theory in a lawsuit against a private lending company.
Baltimore Judge Suspended Six Months Without Pay For 'Incivility'Maryland's highest court has suspended a Baltimore judge for six months without pay for "a pattern of discourtesy and uncontrollable incivility."
Court Rejects Appeal From Man Serving Life For Killing 4Maryland's highest court has rejected an appeal from a man serving life without the possibility of parole for fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers.
Maryland's Highest Court Set For Hearing on Bail ReformMaryland's highest court is scheduled to hear testimony on calls to reform the state's bail system.
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.