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Law clerks’ journal articles should not mention judge, Md. ethics panel says

Judges may permit their law clerks to submit law journal articles for publication so long as the author’s affiliation with the jurist goes unmentioned in the submission, the Maryland Judicial Ethics Committee stated in a published opinion this month. The ...

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Judges should be cautious with recommendations, Md. ethics panel says

Judges may write letters of recommendation for lawyers who appear before them provided the attorneys are more than an acquaintance and the judges do not give the appearance of pressing the power of their office to the letters’ recipients, the ...

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The Park School wins state high school mock trial championship

The Park School in Pikesville defeated Cumberland’s Allegany High School on Monday to win the 2022 Maryland mock trial championship and earn the right to defend its national title later this year. Park also won last year’s state championship by ...

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