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Program allows vacating of failure-to-appear warrants in Baltimore

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Individuals who have active failure-to-appear warrants on misdemeanor offenses in Baltimore will have the opportunity to vacate the warrants and get a new court date scheduled through a program by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s ...

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New law school courses, clinics delve into criminal justice issues

‘I think the overall issue is that we’re losing sight of the purpose of pretrial detention, which is to protect the community,’ says attorney Zina Makar. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

As conversations about police conduct, racial disparities and flaws in the criminal justice system have been taking place in Baltimore and around the country, colleges and universities have launched courses aimed at examining the root causes of these societal issues ...

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New incubator program assists fledgling solo practitioners

Maya Zegarra, a recent University of Baltimore School of Law graduate, is launching her solo practice focusing on immigration law with the help of the Law Entrepreneurs for Access Program a legal incubator created by the state’s law schools, bar association and Civil Justice Inc. “I thought, ‘This is the perfect chance to try to do this,’” she says. ‘This is a way for me to give back to the community, as well, doing what I enjoy.’
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Maya Zegarra graduated last year from the University of Baltimore School of Law and wants to practice immigration law, specifically humanitarian cases representing those seeking visas, special immigrant juvenile status or other means of remaining in the U.S. “I know ...

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