Meet the 2017 Mock Trial State Champions
Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Michele D. Hotten on April 28 announced The Park School as the winner of the 2017 Mock Trial State Championship. Baltimore City College High School and The Park School (Baltimore County) competed in the championship final in the Court of Appeals in the state’s 34th annual competition. Read more.
Court of Special Appeals Chief Judge Appointment
Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Judge Patrick L. Woodward as Chief Judge of the Court of Special Appeals. Judge Woodward has served as a judge on the Court since 2005. He succeeds Chief Judge Peter B. Krauser, who is retiring. The appointment is effective May 6, 2017. Read the Governor’s news release.
Attorney Information System
The Maryland Judiciary is launching the Attorney Information System (AIS), a new comprehensive database that brings together information about Maryland attorneys maintained by the court-related agencies that support the Court of Appeals in its role regulating the legal profession in Maryland. Read more.
District Court Helps Students Learn about Consequences
Students from six Anne Arundel County high schools witnessed the legal and financial consequences of making bad decisions during Anne Arundel County District Court’s Schools in the Court program on April 6. Read more.
New Email Scam Targets Attorneys
A multi-state email scam is targeting attorneys with the subject line: "The Office of The State Attorney Complaint." Attorneys and individuals should be aware that no such office exists. Do not reply to the email and do not click on the link or open any attachments. Read more.
MDEC Launches in Southern Maryland in June 2017
Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) is coming to Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. Read More
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