In re Russell, 102119 MDCA, 1-2019

Docket Nº:1-2019
Opinion Judge:Robert N. McDonald Senior Judge
Party Name:In the Matter of the Honorable Devy Patterson Russell, Judge of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore city, district one
Judge Panel:McDonald Hotten Getty Booth Greene, Clayton, Jr. (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned) Harrell, Glenn T., Jr. (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned) Eyler, Deborah S. (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned), JJ.
Case Date:October 21, 2019
Court:Court of Appeals of Maryland
 
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In the Matter of the Honorable Devy Patterson Russell, Judge of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore city, district one

No. 1-2019

Court of Appeals of Maryland

October 21, 2019

McDonald Hotten Getty Booth Greene, Clayton, Jr. (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned) Harrell, Glenn T., Jr. (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned) Eyler, Deborah S. (Senior Judge, Specially Assigned), JJ.

ORDER

Robert N. McDonald Senior Judge

WHEREAS, the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities, pursuant to Maryland Rule 18-435, referred to this Court its findings, the record, and its recommendation as to sanction in In the Matter of the Honorable Devy Patterson Russell, Judge of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, District One, Case No. CJD 2018-009, for the Court's consideration pursuant to Maryland Rule 18-437, and

WHEREAS, Judge Russell has filed a Motion to Dismiss on grounds of mootness in light of her resignation from the bench, effective September 25, 2019, WHEREAS, the Commission has filed an opposition to the motion arguing that the matter is not moot and has suggested that the case be held sub curia in the event Judge Russell should seek judicial office, WHEREAS, Judge Russell was previously suspended without pay from judicial office for no less than six months by this Court on June 30, 2019, in JD Docket...

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