Court Report


The real truth about truth in court

One of the ways to attempt to undermine the credibility of a witness at trial is to offer testimony about a person’s character for telling the truth. 
Under Maryland law, certain witnesses are now all…

The folly of fleeing an accident scene

Under Maryland law, a person involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident has the duty to stop and remain at the scene, to render aid to the victim, and to report the accident to the police. 
Maryland’s…

Congratulations to sitting judges

This week the Republican and Democratic voters of Montgomery County voted to elect to full fifteen year terms seven sitting judges previously appointed by the Governor as Associate Judges of the Circu…

The distinct odor of marijuana

The Maryland legislature has now decriminalized the possession of less than 10 ounces of marijuana. However, use of the odor of marijuana is still used by the police in making arrests, as was explored…