The Daily Record welcomes letters to the editor and opinion columns on public policy issues that affect Maryland businesses and the legal community. Letters to the editor should be 300 words or less. Columns can be up to 800 words. All are subject to editing for length or clarity. Submissions must include the writer’s name, address and a daytime phone number for confirmation. They can be sent to Editor Thomas Baden Jr. at tbaden@thedailyrecord.com.

The bar exam is not the problem


To be admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland, a graduate of an accredited law school must pass the bar examination. The examination is a grueling experience under normal conditions; the COVID-19 pandemic has made an already difficult ...

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Don’t take our justice system for granted


Most of the women I know — black and white, northerner and southerner, Democrat and Republican — embraced the “Challenge Accepted” social media campaign. Many participants saw this as a simple statement of women-supporting-women (and an opportunity to post a flattering ...

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