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On the Record

The Daily Record's law news blog

A marathon post

I’d love to write about how I’m getting ready to run the Baltimore Marathon. But I can’t because, frankly, that would be a lie. In all truth, I drive 26.2 miles and I’ve got stop twice to use the bathroom ...

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DC Dicta debuts

Want to know what Ken Starr was doing back in Washington last week? Care to see how one lawyer handled a pesky point of stare decisis in a grilling at the Supreme Court? With the launch of DC Dicta, our ...

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Obama in Largo

Did anyone hear Barack Obama speak last night at Prince George’s Community College? The Post quotes an attendee saying that Obama is as magnetic as JFK. -JACKIE SAUTER,Multimedia Editor

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Urbanite’s ‘Rollout Party’

As a Baltimore worker featured in the Urbanite magazine’s October issue, I attended Tuesday evening’s “Rollout Party” — popcorn and beer in a two-car garage. But this was no low-rent, fly-by-night event. There were also finer hors d’oeuvres and white ...

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Clooney and HIPAA

When ER-veteran George Clooney landed in an actual ER after a motorcycle crash last month, the last thing on his mind, no doubt, was the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Known by the far catchier nickname HIPAA, the federal ...

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Blawging 101?

Kevin O’Keefe published an interesting how-to post on law blogging (or “blawging,” for those of you on the up-and-up). He pushes finding a niche for your blog, stressing the importance of being an authoritative figure on a specific subject to ...

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Don’t go breakin’ your crayons

The Boston Globe has a fun piece on teen slang, and how it’s encouraged by Web sites like UrbanDictionary.com. If you haven’t heard what makes a person “agnorant” and don’t know that “gnar” is simply the evolved (and more succinct) ...

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