450 ABA Journal Maryland articles.
An appeals judge who compared a Black defendant to a monster in the epic poem Beowulf
used language that could be interpreted as evoking racial stereotypes, according to the Maryland Supreme Court.
Jun 1, 2023 10:40 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a criminal defense lawyer accused of using his position as a law firm partner to help two clients launder drug money.
Apr 26, 2023 3:12 PM CDT
A former homicide prosecutor in Baltimore has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for using subpoenas to obtain confidential phone records that provided personal information about two former girlfriends.
Apr 24, 2023 12:01 PM CDT
For the past two years, singer-songwriter Fiona Apple has volunteered with Courtwatch PG, the largest court watch program in the country, to observe legal proceedings in Prince George’s County, Maryland, from her home in Los Angeles. Apple has also joined a group of advocates calling attention to the concept of court watching and aiming to get more people involved.
Apr 19, 2023 8:24 AM CDT
Adnan Syed's February 2000 conviction for the murder of his ex-girlfriend has been reinstated because the victim's brother got insufficient notice of a hearing last year in which a judge vacated the conviction.
Mar 28, 2023 4:15 PM CDT
NFL objects to firm’s Super Bowl ad, leading to suit
The Dimopoulos Law Firm in Las Vegas is seeking a declaratory judgment that its Super Bowl commercial did not infringe…
Mar 3, 2023 2:27 PM CST
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Reed Smith partner can’t be punished by criminal contempt for violations of local court rules, even though his “theatrics and profanity" are "contrary to the traditions of civility and collegiality" of the court.
Feb 22, 2023 2:21 PM CST
A federal judge in Maryland is allowing four Reed Smith lawyers to withdraw from the representation of former Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby because of possible contempt proceedings against one of them.
Jan 30, 2023 1:39 PM CST
Four lawyers from Reed Smith are asking a judge to allow them to withdraw from the representation of former Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby after a judge threatened sanctions against a law firm partner for violating local court rules.
Jan 23, 2023 2:51 PM CST
The former chief financial officer of bankrupt Los Angeles law firm Girardi Keese has been arrested on a federal charge of wire fraud.
Nov 9, 2022 1:50 PM CST
A wife’s agreement to stay in a marriage after her husband’s adultery was adequate consideration for a $7 million penalty against him in a postnuptial agreement for any subsequent extramarital romantic relationship, a state appeals court has ruled.
Nov 2, 2022 1:47 PM CDT
A federal judge overseeing a consent decree requiring police reform in Baltimore called police in that city Oct. 16 to report two hostile squeegee men working at an intersection in the Bolton Hill neighborhood in Baltimore.
Oct 24, 2022 1:52 PM CDT
Updated: Additional DNA testing has led prosecutors to drop charges against Adnan Syed, whose murder case was featured on the Serial podcast, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Tuesday.
Oct 11, 2022 2:16 PM CDT
A Baltimore judge has vacated the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case was featured on the Serial
podcast, after Baltimore prosecutors said the defense was never given information about two “alternative suspects.”
Sep 20, 2022 8:46 AM CDT
Baltimore prosecutors are asking a judge to vacate the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case was featured on the Serial podcast.
Sep 15, 2022 2:36 PM CDT
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