Court Report


Pondering help for the indigent

There is plenty of negative publicity about lawyers, not to mention the jokes that are frequent in entertainment circles. Those of us who represent clients and realize the important services that lawy…

Sitting judges deserve support

June 24 is primary day, and early voting has already begun in Montgomery County. As discussed in this space in recent weeks, included on the ballot are four sitting Circuit Court judges who must run f…

Support Creighton and Ryon

As previously discussed in this space, the four judges appointed to the Circuit Court for Montgomery County since the last general election will be on the ballot for the primary election on June 24.…

Support circuit court judges

This year the four judges appointed to the Circuit Court for Montgomery County since the last election will be on the ballot for the primary election on June 24. The ballot does not identify them as j…

The case of the dying declaration

There is no more dramatic circumstance in  a criminal case, whether in the movies or in real life, than when  the victim who the killer believes has been dispatched manages to identify the m…

In defense of the sitting judges

Montgomery County is very fortunate to have one of the finest group of Circuit Court judges in the State. Because the Maryland Constitution still includes a provision that Circuit Court judges appoint…

Signs, signs everywhere a big ole sign

 
Maryland common law traditionally has held that an owner of property owes only a very limited duty to a trespasser on that property. There are statutes or regulations that the State or Counties…