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We all know the job market is tough for new lawyers out there. The general wisdom is something like why-in-the-world-would-you-go-into-massive-debt-to-become-a-blood-sucking-lawyer-who-can’t-even-find-a-job.  I never bought into that advice (often given by lawyers), but perhaps my worldview is somewhat more optimistic. When I ...

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False arrest, beating claims settled for $500K

A Baltimore grandfather who was beaten while in jail with his wife on allegedly trumped-up charges of kidnapping their grandchild will receive $500,000 from the city under an out-of-court settlement approved last week.

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Opinions – 9/17/12: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure Motion to withdraw as counsel BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court’s order rejecting an attorney’s request to withdraw as counsel in a civil action is appealable under the collateral order doctrine. CASE: In The Matter of the Motion of ...

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