Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Rosalyn B. Bell
MSA SC 3520-13101

Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 6, Montgomery County, 1978-1980;
Associate Judge, Montgomery County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1980-1983;
Judge, At-Large, Court of Special Appeals, 1983-1993.


Newspaper/Journal Articles

Associated Press, "Bell to Head Rape Investigation Panel:Retired CSA Judge to Direct Review of Montgomery Case," The Daily Record, 22 December 1993.

Bowers, Carol L.  "Convicted abuser denied custody of daughter, 5," The Baltimore Sun, 19 November 1992.

Hermann, Peter, "DNA test clears man in girl's murder, lawyer says: Nine years after crime in Rosedale, convicted man awaits freedom at last, The Baltimore Sun, 28 June 1993.

Horowitz, Robert S., ed., "Opinion: Rosalyn Bell elevated to 2nd highest court," The Montgomery Journal, 3 November 1983.

Jennings, Veronica T., "Ex-Jurist to review rape case: Retired Md. judge to head panel of 5," The Washington Post, 21 December 1993.

Jennings, Veronica T., "Montgomery rape case reviewed: Police, porsecutors consulted before charging teens, Chief says," The Washington Post, 18 March 1994.

Karpay, Kenneth D., "Bell, inducted tomorrow to Court of Special Appeals," The Daily Record, 9 November 1983.

Leff, Lisa, "Overruling Sexual Bias," The Washington Post, 20 November 1989.

Linthicum, Tom and Bainbridge, J.S. Jr., "Hughes taps woman for appeals seat: Montgomery link aided Judge Bell," The Baltimore Sun, 29 October 1983.

Small, Glenn, "Nine-year prison 'nightmare' ends as former convicted killer is realeased: DNA test leads to exoneration," The Baltimore Sun, 29 June 1993.

Small, Glenn, "Schaefer exonerates man once sentenced to die: Waterman eligible for restitution," The Baltimore Sun, 23 December 1993.

Tory, Saundra, "Taking Steps to Cure Gender Bias in the Courtroom," The Washington Post,  29 March 1993.

Weiss, Kenneth, "Judge Bell is 'a hard-working lady'," The Montgomery Journal, 3 November 1983.

Other Materials -

Bloodsworth v State of Maryland, 76 Md. App. 23 (1988).

Bricker v. Bricker, 78 Md. App. 570 (1989).

Caplan, Hilary D., Report of the Special Joint Committee on Gender Bias in the Courts, Administrative Office of the courts, Annapolis, Maryland, (May 1989).

Frese, Diane P., ed. Maryland Manual 191-1992. The Maryland State Archives, 1991.

Journal newspaper, Inc. et al. v State of Maryland et al. 54 Md. App. 98 (1983).

Weller, Laura E., ed., The American Bench: Judges of the Nation 1993-1994. (Minneapolis; Reginald Bishop Rorster and Associates ), p. 1110.

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