413 ABA Journal Maryland articles.
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed court rulings ordering Michigan and Ohio to create new electoral maps because they were drawn to benefit Republicans.
The Supreme Court granted…
May 28, 2019 9:15 AM CDTalief Browder to be jailed on Rikers Island for three years for allegedly stealing a backpack—just because his family couldn’t pay $3,000 in bail to get him out—all remain on the books.
Mar 18, 2019 7:05 AM CDT
Mar 8, 2019 5:17 PM CST
Across the country, judges are creating embarrassing headlines when they are accused of abusive behavior toward lawyers and litigants.
Mar 1, 2019 12:15 AM CSTnews release.
Nov 19, 2018 9:23 AM CST
The wrong person has been named to temporarily take the place of ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions, according to a motion filed in federal court by the state of Maryland…
Nov 13, 2018 4:25 PM CST
Nov 8, 2018 11:38 AM CST
The Supreme Court granted full review of Alabama death row prisoner Vernon Madison’s case. The issue is whether the Eighth Amendment and relevant court precedents permit a state to execute someone who whose mental disability leaves him without memory of his commission of the capital offense, and whether evolving standards of decency bar the execution of a prisoner whose competency has been compromised by vascular dementia and multiple strokes.
Oct 1, 2018 1:35 AM CDT
Sep 24, 2018 12:01 PM CDT
The Maryland attorney general’s office is seeking $20 million in civil penalties from an Arizona-based drugmaker for paying doctors to write prescriptions for a fentanyl spray meant to manage pain…
Sep 7, 2018 11:43 AM CDT
Jul 19, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A Maryland man who was a losing pro se plaintiff in a defamation suit against the Capital Gazette newspaper chain has been charged with five counts of murder in the Thursday shooting deaths of five newsroom employees. Jarrod Ramos of Laurel is accused of firing a shotgun through the doors of the newsroom and opening fire, killing two editors, a reporter, a community correspondent and a sales assistant, report the Washington Post and the Capital Gazette in stories here and here.
Jun 29, 2018 9:03 AM CDT
Jun 25, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
The San Francisco district attorney’s office announced it will use an algorithm to help determine expungement eligibility for those with some marijuana convictions going back to the mid-1970s.
May 21, 2018 2:03 PM CDT
A Maryland appeals court has ruled that Adnan Syed received ineffective assistance from a lawyer who didn’t contact an alibi witness in his trial for the January 1999 murder of…
Mar 30, 2018 12:41 PM CDT