Maryland’s Chief Judge Visits Baltimore County District Court Locations
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera met with judges and court professionals at the Catonsville and Essex locations of the District Court of Maryland on Wednesday, September 17. Judge Alexandra N. Williams, Administrative Judge for District Eight (Baltimore County), hosted the chief judge’s visit to the District Court locations. Read more.
Somerset County District Court Visited by Maryland’s Chief Judge
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera came to Princess Anne on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to visit the District Court for Somerset County. Judge Paula A. Price greeted Chief Judge Barbera when she toured the location and met with employees. Read more.
Maryland Judiciary Creates Access to Justice Department
Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has announced the creation of the Access to Justice Department within the Judiciary. The new department will work to develop, consolidate, coordinate, and implement policy initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters. Read more.
Young Artists’ Contest Helps Promote Peacemaking
The Maryland Judiciary is asking young artists to help promote peacemaking in its annual Conflict Resolution Student Bookmark Art Contest. The contest, for Maryland students in grades K-8, helps celebrate Conflict Resolution Day, which is Thursday, Oct. 16. Read more.
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Public Alert: Beware of “Court” Scams
The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that have been reported. Read more.
Attorneys Needed to Provide Legal Counsel for Indigent Criminal Defendants
The District Court of Maryland has launched a statewide campaign to recruit attorneys to provide legal counsel to indigent criminal defendants during their initial appearances conducted by District Court commissioners. Read more.
Do You Need a Lawyer?
Should you represent yourself in a court case or do you need a lawyer? How do you find and work with a lawyer? Two new videos on the Maryland Judiciary website help answer these questions. Read more.
- 9-16: Vacancy on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County
- 9-15: Maryland Judiciary Creates Access to Justice Department
- Planned data systems outage: Sun., 9/28
- 9-12: Nominees to Circuit Court for Howard County
- Revised/New District Court Administrative Regulations XVII, XXXV & XXXVI (Effective 10/1/14)
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