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A Move to Phase IV | A Message from the Chief Judge

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera provides an update regarding the Judiciary’s move to Phase IV of its phased reopening plan effective Monday, March 15. Watch the video.

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Phase IV: Maryland Judiciary moves to Phase IV operations on March 15, 2021

The Maryland Judiciary begins Phase IV of its COVID-19 five-phased progressive resumption of operations plan. Phase V full operations resume on April 26, 2021, including jury trials. Read more.

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