court of special appeals

August 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Appeals Court Upholds Judge’s Decisions in Teacher’s Sex Abuse Trial

John Vigna Serving 48 Years The Maryland Court of Special Appeals upheld a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge’s actions in the trial of a Montgomery County teacher convicted of inappropriately touching students. John Vigna had disputed the judge’s decision to disallow character witnesses, the introduction of reprimands he received in 2008 and 2013, and the […]

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March 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gould Named to Court of Special Appeals

Steven Bennett Gould has been appointed to the Court of Special Appeals for the 7th Appellate Circuit, the circuit that includes Montgomery County. Gov. Larry Hogan made the appointment after interviewing nominees sent by the Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission. Gould is a founding partner of Brown Gould Kiely LLP, a law firm with offices in […]

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January 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

Douglas R.M. Nazarian

PSC Chair Appointed to Court of Special Appeals

Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed Douglas R. M. Nazarian to serve on the Court of Special Appeals for the 2nd Appellate Circuit. Since 2008, Nazarian, has served as Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission. “As leader of the Public Service Commission, Chairman Nazarian has demonstrated his ability to handle complex issues in a fair […]

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