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  • Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire

    Nobody asked me, but… A judge who orders an electric shock to silence a criminal defendant who refuses to shut up during a court proceeding has relinquished his eligibility for retirement duty on the bench. This is alleged to have happened when...
  • Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling

    Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling
    As the state's highest court upheld this week a Harford County rape conviction based on DNA collected from the arm of a police station chair, a veteran judge issued a stark warning about the consequences of the ruling. "The majority's approval of such...
  • Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction

    Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction
    Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring. Then 26, English started as a medical assistant for Dr. William Dando in the spring of 2012, helping him with laser surgeries and other...
  • Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures

    Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney argued in Circuit Court Friday that city election workers "messed up" when they ruled he did not have enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.  "Just...
  • Man who claimed intervention in rape charged in the attack

    Man who claimed intervention in rape charged in the attack
    As detectives were investigating a rape that had occurred in West Baltimore, the phone rang in the sex offense unit. On the line was a "concerned citizen" who said that a man named Corey Braxton had tried to help save a woman from being raped on North...
  • Court upholds shooter's conviction in murder-for-hire plot

    Court upholds shooter's conviction in murder-for-hire plot
    A man convicted in a 2010 fatal shooting at a Hess gas station in exchange for $9,000 argued unsuccessfully that he should get a new trial because the judge in his case had once been the target in a similar scheme. The Court of Special Appeals upheld...
  • Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically

    Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically
    As three lawyers for Maryland Live casino entered a federal courtroom Friday morning, it seemed that a list containing information on hundreds of high rollers was on the line, a trove they suspected had been taken by a former employee who had left for a...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant

    Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant
    Charles County authorities are investigating an incident in which a retired Circuit Court judge ordered that a unruly defendant be given an electric shock during a court proceeding last month. Paul B. DeWolfe Jr., who heads the state Office of the Public...
  • Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data

    Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data
    Prosecutors had no eyewitness tying Eric Jordan to a pair of armed robberies at Baltimore fast-food restaurants. But they didn't need one to win a conviction — radio waves darting from his cellphone had silently betrayed him. A few paragraphs...
  • Judge rules in favor of Orioles in dispute with Nationals over MASN

    Judge rules in favor of Orioles in dispute with Nationals over MASN
    A judge blocked Major League Baseball on Monday from compelling the TV network controlled by the Baltimore Orioles to pay tens of millions of dollars a year more to the Washington Nationals for the rights to show their games — for now. Following...
  • Court orders clean-up at vacant properties

    Court orders clean-up at vacant properties
    A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has ordered an absentee Baltimore landlord to clean up about 50 blighted properties within 90 days, the first ruling since a state law was amended two years ago to make it easier for community groups to sue the...