Legislature passes bill to expand post-conviction relief

A bill addressing the rights of those convicted of violent crimes to challenge the conviction remained in the balance as the 2018 Maryland General Assembly session neared its end.

Adnan Syed Has a Long Road in Appeals Process

We explain the 15 years of appeals by the man whose case was made famous by the podcast Serial.

Defendants Who Fail to Come to Court Burden Maryland Judicial System

Maryland court employees and sheriff deputies have increased duties when individuals fail to appear during scheduled court cases.

State Marriage Law Patchwork Puts Maryland Same-Sex Couples at Risk

The recognition of same-sex marriage in Maryland sheds light on the checkerboard of marriage laws across the nation, which poses a threat to the legal parentage for married couples that leave their state lines.

Maryland Judge Gets Creative with Opinions

For Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Robert McDonald, a little flair goes a long way.