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On the Record

The Daily Record's law news blog

Best. Footnote. Ever. (access required)

In a disbarment case Friday, Court of Appeals Judge Glenn Harrell wrote that the respondent’s argument did not make sense, “‘Opposite Day’ notwithstanding.” Harrell, who has been known to be a bit footnote-happy, then referred the reader to footnote 8, ...

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It’s bad and it’s back! (access required)

Muscle heads unite! American Gladiators is back! Yep…that’s right! Harking back to the days of frosted mullets and Zubaz, the network that brought you The Office and The Cosby Show announced last week that it was bringing back America’s favorite ...

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Snuff: More dangerous than smoking? (access required)

It’s a toss-up which is more distasteful — blowing cigarette smoke in the faces of your friends and loved ones or spitting tobacco juice profusely in their presence. But a new study has found one might be more dangerous for ...

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Born free (access required)

Someone finally managed to break the lock that ties the iPhone to AT&T’s network. Of course, it was a 17 year-old. The New Jersey teenager confirmed to the AP this morning that he was using his iPhone on T-Mobile’s network, ...

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Not just at Christmas (access required)

Karen Buckelew reported today on the finances of the Salvation Army’s Baltimore Area Command, which focuses its charitable efforts on area schoolchildren, the homeless and disaster relief. From the story: It also is a charity that has been stretching its ...

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Remembering the man who shot George Wallace (access required)

Word that Arthur H. Bremer likely will be freed from a Maryland prison in a few months brought a rush of memory to me Thursday – as one of the handful of reporters who saw him on the fateful day ...

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It’s like Netflix, only it’s books (access required)

Do you think the price of books has grown prohibitive? Is $25 or $30 too much for the latest James Patterson or Dan Brown thriller? BookSwim.com, a Web site now in beta, hopes there are plenty of people who feel ...

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The Bow Tie Club for Law (access required)

Awhile back, the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog created the Bow Tie Club, an exclusive society made up of top lawyers, judges, etc. who have made the bow tie their own. Following in Law Blog maestro Peter Lattman’s footsteps, let’s ...

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Blogs need controversy (access required)

I’ve decided the Blogosphere is a lonely place and maybe what makes a good blog posting is a little controversy. The world of rap music is familiar with controversy. Take the reported feud between rappers Kanye West and 50 cent ...

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Trouble brewing (access required)

The attorneys general of Maryland and 29 other places have asked federal regulators to crack down on companies that sell alcohol-and-caffeine blends, claiming their ads target young people and make questionable health claims. (AP, “Attorneys general target drinks that mix ...

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