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Part Two The Maryland Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV Judiciary Department

From: The Maryland State Constitution

Dan Friedman

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 June 2021

The Judicial power of this State is vested in a Court of Appeals, such intermediate courts of appeal as the General Assembly may create by law, Circuit Courts, Orphans’ Courts, and a District Court. These Courts shall be Courts of Record, and each shall have a seal to be used in the authentication of all process issuing from it. The Maryland judiciary is generally a four-tiered system. The Court of Appeals of Maryland, the state’s supreme court, sits at the apex.1 The Court of Appeals is a certiorari court and only hears those cases that it selects to hear, except...
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