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Author Archives: Louis Krauss

Louis Krauss covers the business of law at The Daily Record. Anyone with news tips or stories can email him at lkrauss@thedailyrecord.com or call (443) 524-8165. You can follow on Twitter: @louiskraussnews

Deans downplay law school rankings in light of pandemic

One of Maryland’s two law schools saw a rise in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings, while the other stayed level with last year’s ranking. The numbers were released Tuesday.

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OPD seeks release of select inmates to slow virus spread

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender is pushing for the release of certain inmates from detention centers to reduce the threat of the COVID-19 virus spreading in those populations. Maryland Deputy Public Defender Becky Feldman said Tuesday that her ...

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Law firms step in to help businesses transition as virus spreads

While some Baltimore businesses can simply send their employees home to work, many other employers are facing difficult legal questions about how to proceed during the coronavirus pandemic and have turned to local law firms for help. The effects of ...

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Md. law schools prepare to go online-only after spring break

As college campuses begin closing across the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Maryland’s two law schools have implemented their own plans to switch to online-only classes following spring break and to cancel various in-person events. While it’s clear ...

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Acting city solicitor set to put her own imprint on Baltimore’s law department

Since taking over last week for Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis, who stepped down at the end of February, Dana Moore is pondering a number of ways to improve the efficiency of the city’s law department, with cost-cutting measures if ...

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Harrison seeks to reassure business leaders of progress in reducing crime

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Wednesday sought to reassure business leaders that police are making inroads into reducing the violent crime that has wracked the city for the past five years. During an appearance at a Greater Baltimore Committee-sponsored event, ...

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