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Author Archives: jackie.sauter

Would you take a do-over?

In its Question of the Week feature, The ABA Journal is asking lawyers whether, given a “do-over,” they would still choose law school. As I write, about half of the commenters are saying no. We’re curious about whether Maryland lawyers ...

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Maryland millionaires “go missing”

In case you missed it, an Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal yesterday berated the state for “fleecing the wealthy.” It argues that by raising the top marginal income-tax rate to 6.25% in 2008, Maryland pushed its highest earners to ...

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Create your own Walden Pond in Baltimore

“Project Budburst” may sound like a hokey name for an action flick, but it’s a serious undertaking to combat climate change – and you can help. The one-year-old project recently added Baltimore to its network of cities where citizen scientists ...

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Connecting with: John Lange, marketing director

This is the fourth in an occasional series of interviews with local businesspeople who blog or use social media to promote themselves or their industry. Our goal is to show the business and legal community how to harness the power ...

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One day, we’ll rule the population

Recently a bunch of partners gathered to trash-talk Generation Y. Okay, so the trash-talking was called a “discussion,” and it wasn’t backhanded whispering in the lunchroom. “Dealing with Gen-Y @ Work” was a seminar topic at the InsideCounsel SuperConference in ...

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#Coffee Wars

Walking past the now-vacant Starbucks on N. Charles St. this morning, I was propositioned by a gentleman on the sidewalk. He wouldn’t take No for an answer; I had to take a coupon for a free Caribou coffee. And the ...

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Scalia, a cameo at the after party

According to media reports, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made a cameo appearance following the White House Correspondents Dinner at the Vanity Fair-Bloomberg after-party, hosted at the French ambassador’s residence. WaPo reports that Scalia was a guest of ABC ...

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Women have that effect – on verdicts

With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – who’s battled cancer twice now – currently serving as the Supreme Court’s only female justice, it’s no surprise that many have predicted President Obama will choose a female nominee for David Souter’s soon-to-be vacant ...

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