Courts, Criminal Justice, and Civil Matters

The Courts, Criminal Justice, and Civil Matters Workgroup is responsible for issues relating to the Maryland courts, the criminal and civil justice systems, and public safety.  Major policy areas covered by the workgroup include:

Civil Proceedings     Estates & Trusts    Public Safety
Gambling Regulations Juvenile Law Family Law
Correctional Services Motor Vehicle Laws Real Property
Courts & Related Agencies Criminal Law Criminal Procedure

The workgroup also summarizes opinions issued by the Maryland Court of Appeals in cases of particular legislative significance and publishes the summaries in the Court of Appeals Cases and Decisions Update prepared each year before the start of the session of the General Assembly.