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Author Archives: Steve Lash

Steve Lash covers federal and Maryland appellate courts and the General Assembly’s judiciary committees for The Daily Record. He joined the newspaper in 2008 after spending nearly 20 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and legal affairs for several publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Cox Newspapers, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and West’s Legal News. Lash, a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law, is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court and Maryland bars.

This Week in Maryland Lawyer

ON THE COVER: First impressions — The paper chase, with all its hopes and fears, begins for incoming University of Baltimore law students. Also, Danny Jacobs looks at the economy’s effect on admissions at UB and the University of Maryland School of ...

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Davis, Perez: Is today the day?

The U.S. Senate could vote today to confirm Andre M. Davis to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Thomas E. Perez to be assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights. The Senate, which goes on summer recess after ...

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4th Circuit goes 0 for 5 this term

It used to be a running joke among the Supreme Court bar that the scariest sentence a high-court advocate could write in a petitioner’s brief was “the decision of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals should be overturned.” Such was the rarity of ...

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This Week in Maryland Lawyer

On the Cover: Lawyers Wanted — Attorney layoffs have you down? Legal affairs writer Caryn Tamber reports on area law firms and agencies looking to hire partners and associates. Attorneys slug it out not only in court but on the softball diamond in a multimedia report.  ...

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