Failing bar exam didn’t stop would-be lawyer, but prison might

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Welcome to Monday, the 123rd anniversary of the patenting of John Lee Love’s portable pencil sharpener. Here are some news items to get your holiday week started. — Two-time flunker of the bar exam gets sentenced to prison for illegally ...

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Be heard in the Maryland Lawyers Survey


We’re taking responses in the latest round of  The Daily Record – MSBA Maryland Lawyers survey, a confidential, quarterly survey of private attorneys in the state that explored their views on the economic factors influencing their practices. In the third-quarter survey, ...

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Md. officials debate COVID-19 data and how to use it

"Positivity rates were never designed for the way that we're using it now," says Sen. Clarence Lam. "It's being used as the high-stakes measurement of whether we can open businesses, schools and the like." (The Daily Record/File Photo)

State officials are butting heads over a COVID-19 statistic that has been turned into a ubiquitous measurement of how well the pandemic is being handled. Maryland’s seven-day rolling positivity rate rose to 3.71% Friday, the highest since Sept. 11. Gov. ...

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Md. Senate’s top 2 Republicans relinquishing leadership posts

Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings, left, and Minority Whip Steve Hershey. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

The top two Republicans in the Maryland Senate will not seek reelection to their leadership posts. Sens. J.B Jennings and Steve Hershey, the minority party leader and whip, respectively, made the announcement late Tuesday night. The pair were facing a ...

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