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November 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Los Tribunales de Maryland Posponen Todos los Juicios con Jurado Hasta 2021

El Poder Judicial de Maryland anunció que todos los juicios con jurado se pospondrán hasta 2021. La juez principal del Tribunal de Apelaciones de Maryland, Mary Ellen Barbera, ordenó que los tribunales retrocedan de la Fase 5 a la Fase 3 de reapertura a partir del lunes. La Fase 5, de corta duración, comenzó el […]

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November 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Courts Postpone All Jury Trials Until 2021 

On Thursday, the Maryland Judiciary announced that all jury trials will be postponed to 2021. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera ordered that courts roll back from Phase 5 to Phase 3 of reopening beginning Monday. The short-lived Phase 5 began on Oct. 5; jury trials had resumed for the first time […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Circuit Court Prepares to Resume Jury Trials for First Time Since March

On Monday, Oct. 5 Maryland courts will enter Phase 5 of reopening. This means all courts will be fully operational and for circuit courts, it means jury trials are back on for the first time since March. The Montgomery County Circuit Court has many COVID-19 precautions in place like plexiglass and physical distancing. Some jurors […]

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June 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Black Lives Matter Protesters March Down Rockville Pike

Black Lives Matter protesters took to Rockville on Friday to raise awareness and demand justice for the killings of George Floyd and other black people by police officers.  The protest began outside the Montgomery County Circuit Court and made its way down Rockville Pike. People took over both sides of the major roadway. 

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Sexual Assault Victims File Lawsuits Against School Board, Administrators, Coaches

Four students who said they “were victims of vicious sexual assaults” in Damascus High School football locker rooms during 2017 to 2019 filed suit Thursday against the Montgomery County Board of Education and several Damascus school officials and coaches. The 33-page and 31-page lawsuits detail the sexual assault incidents as well as an environment in […]

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Judge Debelius’ Most Difficult Case (VIDEO)

Judge John Debelius has retired from Montgomery County Circuit Court after 16 years on the bench. MyMCMedia had a wide-ranging interview with Debelius, asking about his time as a judge and what comes next. In this MyMCMedia Extra from the interviews, we asked Debelius about his most difficult case. He gives an unexpected answer: MyMCMedia […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Greenberg Named Administrative Judge for Montgomery County Circuit Court, Debilius Retiring on Aug. 1

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Robert Greenberg has been named the Administrative Judge for Montgomery County Circuit Court and the Circuit Administration Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Frederick and Montgomery counties), effective Aug. 1. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera made the announcement earlier this week. Greenberg succeeds Judge John Debelius III, […]

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September 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Catherine Hoggle Due Back in Court on Tuesday (PHOTOS)

The competency of Catherine Hoggle is scheduled to be discussed at a status hearing in District Court on Tuesday morning in Rockville. Hoggle has been treated for mental health issues at Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital for the past two years. She is the last known person to have seen her children, Sarah and Jacob […]

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June 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Announces Judicial Appointments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of Magistrate Richard Sandy to the Circuit Court for Frederick County and Dino Flores, Jr. to the District Court for Frederick County. The governor made the appointments after reviewing nominees from the judicial nominating commission for Frederick County. “After conducting a thorough vetting process, I am confident […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Is Due Back in Court on April 25th (VIDEO)

Doctors say Catherine Hoggle is mentally incompetent to stand trial. But some of her family members disagree. Now prosecutors want to challenge the doctors at a state hospital where Hoggle has been undergoing treatment for over a year, and they want to hire their own doctor to evaluate her. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports a judge […]

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