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Md. Judiciary may let law grads practice due to COVID-19

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With cancellation of the July bar exam a possibility, the Maryland Judiciary is considering whether law school graduates denied an opportunity to take the test this summer should be permitted to begin practicing under the supervision of attorneys. Court of Appeals ...

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UB School of Law sees greater independence under new revenue model

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The University of Baltimore School of Law will move to a new business model next month that separates its budget from the rest of the university, a move intended to give the school greater autonomy. Under the new model, called ...

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ABA’s civic literacy survey yields ‘troubling’ results

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John Roberts might need a better press agent. Less than half of the American public knows Roberts is chief justice of the United States, a position he has held since 2005. The 49 percent of the population in the know ...

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Frosh, Davis focus on government response to opioid crisis

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said the Maryland Court of Appeals’ erroneous ruling struck down a state agency’s valid determination that a convicted human trafficker must register because his victim was a child. (File photo)

As more and more jurisdictions file lawsuits against drug manufacturers for their role in the opioid crisis, officials at a conference in Baltimore on Thursday stressed that a multifaceted approach was needed to target opioid addiction in Maryland and across ...

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Bail could violate due process, bar tells justices

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Welcome to Monday, the 42nd anniversary of the release of Fleetwood Mac’s album “Rumours.” Here are some news items to get your week started: — Bail without consideration of defendants’ financial circumstances violates due process, ABA tells U.S. Supreme Court ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Time for an update to the Rule on harassment

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Whether the Rules Committee adopts the model rule in its entirety or decides to take a more targeted rule like they did in 2005, we believe it is time for the Rules Committee to revisit Maryland’s Rule on misconduct.

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