When Courts are Closed
Maryland’s courts will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, and the following day, American Indian Heritage Day, Friday, Nov. 24. See a list of court holidays and more information here.
District Court Becomes Classroom
High school students from four Anne Arundel County schools learned about the legal and financial consequences of bad choices during Anne Arundel County District Court’s Schools in the Court program on November 8. Read more.
Court of Appeals Accepts Recommendation to Adopt Uniform Bar Examination
The Maryland Court of Appeals has accepted the recommendation of the Advisory Committee to Explore the Feasibility of Maryland’s Adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) to adopt the UBE. Read more.
¿Necesita un Intérprete Judicial?
The Judiciary has released its first Spanish-language self-help video, ¿Necesita un Intérprete Judicial? (“Need a Court Interpreter?”). The video joins 20 titles that are available online to help self-represented litigants understand legal principles and procedures. Watch the video.
Moot Court Competition
Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Robert N. McDonald served as a judge during the sixth annual moot court competition at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey Law School on November 4. Read more.
Public Alert: Beware of “Court” Scams
The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that have been reported. Read more.
MDEC Launches in Western Maryland
The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) case management system is now operational in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties. Read More
Notices, Schedules and Updates
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