May 27, 2020


Government Relations and Public Affairs
187 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401


Media Advisory
Maryland Judiciary to brief the Maryland House Judiciary Committee on the courts amid COVID-19

Top leadership from the Maryland Judiciary, in addition to criminal justice partners, will participate in a virtual briefing regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the courts and the criminal justice system. The Maryland Judiciary will also discuss its new phased reopening plan for the state’s court system.  

This hearing will be conducted virtually and a link to the livestream will be posted here.

WHO:            Hon. Mary Ellen Barbera, Chief Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals
                       Hon. Laura Ripken, Administrative Judge for the Fifth Judicial Circuit and Chair of the Conference of Circuit Judges
                       Hon. John P. Morrissey, Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland
                       Pamela Harris, Maryland State Court Administrator                

WHAT:           Maryland House Judiciary Committee Briefing

WHEN:           Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 3 p.m.

WHERE:         Briefing will be livestreamed.

Link information:



Nadine Maeser
Public Information Officer

Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer