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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.

Workgroup will soon begin deliberating on recommendations on how the state’s judicial selection process might be modified.

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.

Dereck E. Davis (D) was sworn in as Maryland’s 24th treasurer at high noon Friday, surrounded by family, friends, colleagues and some of the…

By Steven I. Platt The writer is a Senior Circuit Court Judge. The merit-based appointment by Governor Hogan of former Delegate Kathleen Dumais, who…

Following a series of departures, House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) shook up committee leadership Tuesday, appointing House Judiciary Committee Vice Chair Vanessa…

Change continues apace in the House of Delegates, after a committee leader was appointed to the Montgomery County Circuit Court bench on Tuesday morning….

Del. Anne R. Kaiser (D-Montgomery) announced via a short Facebook post Thursday night that she is stepping down as chair of the powerful House…

Del. Dereck E. Davis (D-Prince George’s) confirmed Tuesday what has been rumored for many weeks: He’s interested in becoming the next state treasurer. In…

There isn’t a vacancy in the House of Delegates yet, but leaders of the Montgomery County Muslim Council are pressuring local Democratic leaders to…