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 ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »
Former and current law school deans discussed theoretical ways to cut tuition Thursday, but none had concrete plans for slashing the rising cost of legal education.
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MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Demand for jury trial: A case information report form is neither a “paper” nor a “pleading” and it is, therefore, not a proper means of demanding a civil jury trial pursuant to Rule 2-325. ...Read More »
The story comes from a time before Justice Sandra Day O’Connor took her seat, astronaut Sally Ride took flight and Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the gavel at the U.S. House of Representatives.Read More »
Although she spent 14 years on Maryland’s highest court, retired Court of Appeals Judge Irma S. Raker says one of her most memorable decisions came in a sex discrimination case she heard as a Montgomery County circuit judge in 1984.Read More »