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Author Archives: Lauren Kirkwood

Lauren Kirkwood covers the business of law beat at The Daily Record.

Employment prospects improve for Md.’s law school grads (access required)

The percentage of Maryland law graduates who found jobs requiring them to pass the bar has remained steady for another year, inching up by just 0.8 percentage points to 58 percent, compared with 62.4 percent nationwide. There are signs of ...

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Lawsuit: Talbot County schools violated transgender student’s rights (access required)

A 14-year-old transgender student filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Talbot County Public Schools alleging he was denied access to restrooms and locker rooms consistent with his gender identity. The lawsuit claims the plaintiff, a rising ninth-grader identified by his ...

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Lawsuit: Ex-MSP trainee fired for disclosing marriage to convicted bitcoin thief (access required)

A former Maryland State Police trainee has alleged she was fired a few weeks before she would have graduated near the top of her police academy class because she had married her boyfriend, a former Secret Service agent who later ...

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Why more and more Md. law firms maintain in-house blogs (access required)

Before hiring an attorney, many would-be law firm clients take a similar, first step toward addressing their legal issues: searching online for information related to their topic of concern. While attorneys often lament the inaccurate information these types of searches ...

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