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Mary Ellen Barbera

Mary Ellen Barbera

The real Supreme Court justices wear black robes; why shouldn’t the state’s Supreme Court justices?

The courts’ prior names, in use for centuries, didn’t convey their role in the state’s legal system, critics say

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) signed the state’s new congressional district map into law on Monday afternoon. On Tuesday morning, Yuripzy Morgan, a…

Del. Mark N. Fisher points to a district map on the House floor

Maryland lawmakers finalized new legislative boundaries, but the new map is certain to face legal challenges in the coming weeks.

Screenshot of House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee

The House of Delegates could begin debate on a legislative redistricting plan as early as Wednesday morning.

With Maryland Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera due to retire next month, the women’s caucus of the General Assembly is urging Gov. Lawrence J….

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) will have three judges and one attorney to consider for a looming vacancy on the state’s highest court….

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has scheduled a Friday afternoon hearing on a motion to stop Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) from…


Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) and other top legal leaders issued a call to action for Maryland attorneys Thursday, urging them to take…

The General Assembly has passed a bill to amend the Maryland Constitution and rename the state’s appellate courts. Voters will be able to approve…