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Latest District Court Items
Voters who decide in November whether to re-elect President Obama or replace him with Republican challenger Mitt Romney also might determine the fate of the most powerful man in D.C. politics.
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ruling Monday that allows Maryland to count prison inmates at their last known addresses - rather than their prison addresses - for redistricting purposes, and upholds the map approved by the General Assembly last year.
Openly gay Richmond prosecutor Tracy Thorne-Begland was appointed to the bench by the Richmond City Circuit Court Thursday after his nomination was derailed last month in the state legislature.
The Maryland General Assembly could consider legislation that would soften the impact of an April court ruling classifying pit bulls as "inherently dangerous" in the latest of several recent cases that have highlighted the checks and balances between the state's legislative and judicial branches.
The Virginia General Assembly blocked the judicial nomination of a prosecutor and Navy veteran who would have become the state's first openly gay judge after a heated argument in the House of Delegates spilled into the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
Former Washington State and NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has reached a plea agreement on drug and burglary charges in Montana.
Gary Coleman's ex-wife wants a judge to award her the child TV star's estate.
A federal appeals judge stepped into the fight over the Texas Women's Health Program on Tuesday, saying he wanted to hear arguments on whether the state should be prevented from enforcing a law that bans Planned Parenthood from participating in the program.
The University of Maryland student accused of threatening to go on a shooting rampage at the College Park campus, was deemed competent to stand trial Tuesday in Prince George's County's Mental Health Court.