Generation J.D.

The Daily Record's blog for young lawyers, by young lawyers

Know the judge!

When trying your case, what’s better than knowing the law and knowing the facts? Knowing the judge! On more than one occasion, I’ve heard this old barrister’s proverb, and all joking aside, being familiar with a judge prior to trying ...

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Juror Number 106

As my Twitter followers know (@johnjohncord), last Friday I did my civic duty and showed up to the Baltimore City Circuit Court for jury duty. I’ve been living in Maryland since 2002, and I have never been summoned. Unlike most ...

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Olympic Lawsuit?

I am a big fan of the Winter Olympics.  I look forward to it every four years.  My favorite events are downhill skiing, hockey and curling (yes, I find curling to be incredibly engaging and fascinating).  Unfortunately, the 2010 version ...

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