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Supreme Court to swear in large group of deaf lawyers

WASHINGTON — Mobile phones ordinarily are strictly forbidden in the marble courtroom of the nation’s highest court, but the justices are making an exception next week when roughly a dozen deaf and hard-of-hearing lawyers will be admitted to the Supreme ...

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Bail, day 1: ‘Very few glitches’

John Morrissey

By order of Maryland’s highest court, District Court commissioners at 8 a.m. Tuesday began telling people awaiting their initial bail hearing that they have the right to an attorney and if they could not afford a lawyer, one would be appointed for them.

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Panel attorneys see austerity cuts repealed, plus 1%

Private attorneys who handle federal public defender cases in U.S. courts will be paid at least $16 per hour more beginning March 1, marking the end of a six-month austerity program by the federal judiciary to save the criminal defense program from “permanent damage.”

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The perils of youth for attorneys

I’m about to turn 27. Some mornings when I get out of bed I hear a little creaking sound —only it’s not coming from the wooden bedposts. It’s starting to take just the slightest bit longer to recover from a sore muscle nowadays. And while my memory continues to be one of my strongest assets, I occasionally blank on items I could recall instantaneously in the past.

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