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‘The partisan election process is a decidedly imperfect vehicle for assessing the performance of a judge,’ jurist tells workgroup on judicial selection.

Creation of the workgroup follows years of debate in Annapolis over the wisdom of requiring circuit court judges to run in partisan elections after being appointed.

Maryland civil rights leaders ratcheted up pressure on Ocean City officials Wednesday, threatening Maryland’s number one tourist town with legal action and an economic…

One of the incumbents on the Prince George’s County Circuit Court has lost his bid for a full 15-year term after being appointed last…

Officials in Prince George’s County announced a $20 million settlement Monday with the family of a Washington, D.C., man who was shot to death…

One of the nice things about the General Assembly session is that the frenetic pace of political fundraising almost entirely comes to a halt…

The looming departure of Judicial Proceedings Committee Chairman Robert A. Zirkin (D-Baltimore County) only accelerates the pace of change that’s already coming to the…