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Can I appeal my case in DC?

Appealing a criminal conviction is not an automatic right. Many people do not understand how appeals work and that your case must qualify. According to the District of Columbia Courts, you do have the right to request an appeal in any situation. However, the court...

DJS: ONE-STOP JUVENILE JUSTICE IN MARYLAND

In Maryland, all things “delinquency” flow through the Department of Juvenile Services.  If you are a parent seeking a peace order in a juvenile case, you would go there.  If you are a police officer who has arrested a juvenile, you know to go there.  If you are an...

A RETIRED JUDGE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

The Maryland Constitution is quite clear on this subject:  all state court judges must retire at age 70.  This has been in the organic state law for over a century and a half.  There have been attempts in the past to raise the so-called age of “constitutional...