Government Relations and Public Affairs protects and promotes the Judiciary’s interests regarding new laws and initiatives. Government Relations and Public Affairs is the primary liaison between the courts and state and local governments, advocacy groups, the media and the public. Government Relations and Public Affairs focuses on developing programs and activities to increase public awareness of the Court’s role in the community. Its many activities include internal and external communications programs that reach all Judiciary personnel and the millions of people who rely on Maryland’s courts, helping to build public trust and confidence in the justice system.
Court document requests can be made directly to Clerks of Court Offices and public information requests can be made directly to Government Relations and Public Affairs by email or calling 410-260-1488.
The mission of the Maryland Judiciary is to provide fair, efficient, and effective justice for all.