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Law blog round-up

Good afternoon! Around the Web today: The Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog writes about the huge difference between nursing home liability verdicts in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. Going through a divorce? The Maryland Divorce Legal Crier has some suggestions for muddling ...

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This week in Maryland Lawyer

When it comes to a little dinner music, ASCAP and BMI have ways of finding an unlicensed watering hole and making it change its tune. In Pay to Play, Brendan Kearney learns how it’s done — and in the process, ...

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100 gather for Baltimore Co. law day celebration

The Baltimore County Bar Association celebrated the 50th anniversary of Law Day with its annual breakfast and noon ceremony today. This year’s theme, visible on the green buttons worn by many, is “The Rule of Law: Foundation for Communities of ...

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Exhibit A Day

Sure, you may think it’s Law Day, but here on Saratoga Street it’s Exhibit A Day, the day The Daily Record launches its newest publication. Exhibit A, thanks for asking, is a free monthly magazine, officially tagged as “The law ...

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Local firm makes good?

DLA Piper gets love from the American Lawyer annual rankings issue today. The magazine points to Piper as one of the few firms for whom a major merger has actually panned out: The firm has yet to come back down ...

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Pink slip for Law Firm Inc.

Law Firm Inc., an ALM publication that bills itself as “The Business Magazine for Law Firm Executives,” will cease publishing with its May/June issue, an employee at the company confirmed. Originally launched as a quarterly in 2003, the $79-a-year magazine ...

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Lesbians, with a capital L, in court

Somehow, I don’t see this ending well for the good people of Lesbos. (Hat tip: How Appealing.) CARYN TAMBER, Legal Affairs Writer

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Powerless patent judges?

Was the appointment of some patent appeals judges unconstitutional? That is the question raised in a Supreme Court petition (PDF) filed this month by Translogic Technology, a company whose patent was rejected by a three-judge panel of the Board of ...

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Dogged pursuits

From the Department of Good Intentions But Bad Timing: At 5:10 p.m. Tuesday I received an e-mail from Baltimore County warning me that if I did not have a license for my cat and/or dog after Thursday, May 1, I ...

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An hour with Judge Cicone

Many lawyers in Baltimore County believe retired Judge Frank E. Cicone can see the future. In a half-century at Baltimore County Circuit Court — 18 handling settlement conferences and 35 on the bench — he’s seen and heard it all, ...

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