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O’Malley Appoints Delegate to Judgeship

A Maryland state lawmaker has been appointed to be a judge in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

12/30/2014

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3 Judges Recuse in Loudon County Man’s Murder Case

A man who has been charged with fatally shooting three women in Loudon County is being moved to Alexandria.

09/13/2014

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Md. Court Orders Judge to Stop Hearing Cases

A Maryland court barred a judge from hearing cases after the state’s chief public defender complained the judge ordered a court security officer to shock a defendant.

09/10/2014

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Va. Judge Who Denied Inmate’s State-Funded Sex Change Dies

U.S. District Judge James Turk, who struck down a Virginia policy that allowed prisoners to look at Playboy but not read classical works of literature with explicit sexual passages, died Sunday. He was 91.

07/07/2014

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Senate OKs First Openly Gay Black Federal Judge

The Senate for the first time confirmed an openly gay black man to become a top-level federal judge. By a 98-0 vote Tuesday, senators approved President Barack Obama’s choice of Darrin Gayles to join a district court in Florida.

06/17/2014

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Judge Releases DC Officer Facing Felony Charge

A judge has released from jail a D.C. police officer charged with threatening to kidnap or injure his girlfriend.

05/11/2014

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2 Confirmed as Judges in Federal Court in Maryland

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland.

05/01/2014

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Prince George’s Judge to Lead Maryland District Court

A judge from Prince George’s County will take over this spring as the top judge of Maryland District Court.

04/14/2014

The RQ-180 drone under development could enter military service in 2015. (Credit: Aviation Week)

Suit Over Deadly Drone Strikes Is Tossed By Judge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.

04/05/2014

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Chris Brown’s Lawyers Want Judge to Dismiss Assault Case

Singer Chris Brown’s lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge he’s facing in Washington, D.C.

03/27/2014

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