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Florida election pits prosecutor, defense attorney

Welcome to Monday, the 89th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s appointment of Frances Perkins to be secretary of labor, the first woman to serve in a U.S. president’s cabinet. Here are some other news items: — Florida prosecutor faces former courtroom ...

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U.S. Labor Department says company lacked good cents

Today is Monday, the 40th anniversary of “The Catch,” among the most iconic moments in National Football League history. Here are some other news items. — The U.S. Labor Department sues company that paid departing employee in pennies. — National ...

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July’s remote bar exam brought solid pass rate despite COVID-19 pandemic

Donald Tobin, Ronald Weich

More than two-thirds of test-takers passed the Maryland bar during the July examination, the first summer test to take place as scheduled since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Howard University receives $10M grant for public service law

Welcome to Monday, the 86th anniversary of the first night Major League Baseball game. Here are some news items to start your week. — Howard University School of Law receives $10 million grant for public service law scholarships and training. ...

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Failing bar exam didn’t stop would-be lawyer, but prison might

Welcome to Monday, the 123rd anniversary of the patenting of John Lee Love’s portable pencil sharpener. Here are some news items to get your holiday week started. — Two-time flunker of the bar exam gets sentenced to prison for illegally ...

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Bar applicants can take test in fall or apprentice first, Md. court says

Maryland bar applicants will have the option this fall of taking an abbreviated, COVID-19-compelled online bar exam in October – and becoming licensed attorneys following passage – or serving as temporary legal practitioners under the watchful eyes of supervising attorneys ...

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