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International judge: Lose the white wigs

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Hair today, gone tomorrow. A judge has asked lawyers to shed their wigs next time they appear before her at the International Criminal Court. A handful of attorneys appeared Monday in traditional black gowns and white ...

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Law movers, 4/5: Offit Kurman hires 2 attorneys

Offit Kurman has added two attorneys to its commercial litigation practice, working from the firm’s Baltimore/Washington office in Maple Lawn. William S. Heyman primarily represents banks, broker-dealers, insurance companies, and Fortune 100 firms in cases involving securities litigation, employment cases, ...

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Attorneys argue merits of Tribune reorganization plans

WILMINGTON, Del.— Attorneys for Tribune Co. and a rival group of creditors argued the merits of their competing reorganization plans for the media conglomerate Monday before a Delaware bankruptcy judge who must decide whether either one passes muster. Judge Kevin ...

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Top 5: ‘It was the perfect storm legally’

Despite heavy traffic and placement of our East Baltimore redevelopment series this week, several staff stories on the legal side grabbed readers’ attentions, including articles on alleged police misconduct and two disbarred attorneys. Here are this week’s top 5 stories ...

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Law movers: 1/31/11

Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann has six new attorneys in its Baltimore office: Ericka L. Downie has rejoined the firm as Of Counsel; George S. Mahaffey has become Of Counsel; Erica W. Magliocca has become a member of the firm; ...

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Election results’ big impact on law, lawyers

WASHINGTON — In the recent midterm elections, voters gave Republicans control of the House and slimmed the Democrats’ majority margin in the Senate. Those results could have a big impact on legislation affecting attorneys in a host of areas. Employment ...

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Local attorneys unfazed by U.S. News law firm rankings

The U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural law firm rankings that caused so much hand-wringing before their release arrived with far less drama than the magazine’s annual law school rankings. Despite the hype, lawyers around town aren’t paying the list ...

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