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Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: Let unpublished opinions be seen, cited

Seven in eight decisions issued by the Court of Special Appeals (“COSA”) are “unpublished.” That means that the opinion cannot be cited (except for preclusion purposes), and that it lacks precedential value. Moreover, the opinions are not only unpublished, but are unavailable to the general public.

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Editorial Advisory Board: Board of Regents should tell all on the Big Ten

The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland is hoping that the controversy over its admitted violation of the state’s Open Meetings Act will just go away or that the public will tire of it in the glow of what it may believe are the benefits that will accrue to the university by leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference to join the Big Ten.

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Editorial Advisory Board: Orphans’ Court judges need legal training

In preparing for your death, you should, of course, have written and executed a will and made sure your heirs know where your property is and how to secure it once you die. The popular press is filled with advice about other steps you should take to protect your property after you die. It is always a good idea to contact an attorney who specializes in wills, trusts and estates (and other matters of elder law, including durable power of attorney and living wills to advance your interests should you become ill or suffer an incapacitating accident) to assist you in planning for the future.

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Editorial Advisory Board: Legal internships – Experience worth giving and getting

The two law schools in Maryland offer different opportunities for legal internships. At the University of Baltimore School of Law, there are internship/externship opportunities for credit or for no credit, even with private law firms. At the University of Maryland ...

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