howard county circuit court

The Way It REALLY Works In Howard County Maryland

This installment will pick up where we left off with Betty Smith Adams and the Howard County development crew. I know… you’re thinking that I couldn’t possibly be able to make a direct connection to any other Howard County judicial monkey business. (There will be several judges who are probably holding their breath to see…

The Elephant In Howard County Part 2

If you haven’t already done so, it’s probably best that you read part one of this series.  You can CLICK HERE. Here is the SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU WILL READ BELOW:  This is another example of the rules not applying to Maryland judges who are held to a much higher standard than citizens that they…

Maryland Judiciary: Bought or Incompetent?

In this post, I’m asking for the public’s help in answering a question. Therefore, I’ve also added a poll feature at the bottom that allows the reader to give their answer to the question. I’m going to provide actual documents and the actual law (made simple), so that you can judge for yourself. My goal…

Maryland Public Information Act Foilies Thwart Transparency

Yesterday, I was entranced by a streaming video presentation of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s public hearing on ways and challenges of ensuring transparency and compliance with the Freedom Of Information Act. For a little more than 2 hours, journalists gave testimony to the committee members regarding their experiences with trying to…

A Howard County Judge Giveth, and a Circuit Court Clerk Taketh Away?

In the typical courtroom in the Circuit Court in Howard County Maryland, the plaintiff and defendant are each doing what they believe they need to do in order to argue their respective cases in front of a judge or jury of their (hopefully) peers. Anyone who has watched Law and Order is familiar with how…