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Video depositions come with benefits, complications

For lawyers like Brian J. Markovitz, aside from a few glitches with hearing and voice quality, remote video depositions are running smoothly. The only inconvenience: working with exhibits. “You have to show the screen and look back and forth,” said ...

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Legal education endures after instruction moves online

Donald Tobin, Ronald Weich

As dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law, Ronald Weich recently noted one of the interesting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on legal education is strong enrollment. “We had more students enroll this year than last year and ...

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Pandemic focuses attention on ‘force majeure’ contract clauses

Among the once-obscure words and phrases that COVID-19 has made commonplace, at least in legal and business circles, is the term “force majeure.” Literally, force majeure is French for “superior force.” In practice, it is an often-used provision in business ...

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Md. Lawyers Survey results show glimmers of optimism

Data from the Q4 Maryland Lawyers Confidence Survey shows a profession slowly beginning to recover from the pandemic and its economic downturn, although many firms continue to postpone hiring plans.

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Monica Cooper: ‘We were all born to be in the service of others’

Maryland Justice Project founder Monica Cooper created the organization to champion solutions to issues of economic justice hindering formerly incarcerated people. She knows firsthand the struggles those individuals face in earning a living and building a prosperous future for themselves ...

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Brittany Young

Brittany Young Founder & CEO B-360 Brittany Young has a deep background in science. She has developed medical devices and planned satellite explorations. Young has worked at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab and NASA as well as engineering roles ...

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Allison Taylor

Allison Taylor Director of Government Relations Kaiser Permanente As director of government relations with Kaiser Permanente, Allison Taylor acts as the health system’s chief lobbyist and lead liaison to the Maryland General Assembly, insurance regulators, Medicaid programs, government agencies and ...

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Emily Shetty

Emily Shetty Delegate, District 18, Montgomery County Maryland General Assembly Maryland Delegate Emily Shetty has served District 18 in Montgomery County for a short time, but she’s already had the opportunity to advance important health care policy. She’s most proud ...

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Sydney Stinson Powell

Sydney Stinson Powell Personnel Security Specialist Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudication Facility Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency Sydney Stinson Powell is a personnel security specialist for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Consolidated Adjudication Facility with the Defense Counterintelligence Security Administration. ...

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