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California judge: Blind attorney licensing test-taker can use laptop

Timothy Elder, one of the three blind law school graduates who passed the Maryland bar exam last year even though a federal judge denied his request to use computer screen-access software, will take this weekend’s California attorney licensing test with ...

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Law blog roundup

When is a lawyer’s time worth $5 million a year? That’s the question buzzing about the Internet after a piece on the pay gap at law firms highlighted DLA Piper’s lateral hire of litigator Jamie Wareham, who will make, you ...

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Maryland divorce lawyers push for quicker splits

Divorce lawyers might be the last people you would expect to support legislation to halve the time married couples must live separately before divorcing in Maryland. But at a state Senate committee hearing last week, attorneys who represent soon-to-be-exes said ...

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Judge rejects plea deal for man accused of throwing son from bridge

A judge rejected a plea agreement Monday that called for a man to receive a maximum 30-year sentence for throwing his 3-year-old son off a Baltimore bridge, calling it “too light under the circumstances.” Stephen T. Nelson, 40, was scheduled ...

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Emmet Davitt, a natural prosecutor

Perhaps it’s just natural that Emmet Davitt is Maryland’s new state prosecutor. Except for spending the last three years as deputy counsel for the state Public Service Commission, Davitt’s entire legal career has been as a prosecutor, whether it was ...

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