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The judge's bench in a courtroom in Carroll County Circuit Court. (File photo)
Jun 13, 2019

Lawyers discuss implicit bias, solutions at MSBA session

OCEAN CITY — A room full of attorneys and judges received a primer on implicit bias and how it is manifested in court at the Maryland State Bar Association Legal Summit and Annual Meeting on Thursday. Implicit bias describes subconscious categorizations that affect conscious behavior, said Russell A. McClain, associate dean for diversity and inclusion […]

Feb 12, 2016

Md. committee kills cameras-in-courtroom bill

A bill to allow the media to film and broadcast criminal sentencing proceedings, which was criticized by judges, attorneys and victims’ rights advocates, received an unfavorable committee report Thursday. Proposed by Del. Frank Conaway Jr., D-Baltimore City, House Bill 81 would have permitted media outlets to file a written request at least 24 hours prior to […]

Edward Coke
Mar 6, 2015

A history lesson in a lawsuit

Why this man is at the center of a legal dispute in Rhode Island.

Harry Potter
Aug 29, 2014

Judge throws book character at lawyer’s fashion statement

The look of a certain boy wizard is not welcome in one Welsh courtroom.

High heels
Mar 29, 2014

Young female lawyer fashion advice from an old male judge

'A dirty old man ever since I was a very young man' offers sartorial guidelines.

Jul 18, 2013

You should write a book about it

Are you OK with jurors publishing books about their experiences?

Jul 17, 2013

Beware the keyboard counselor

What to do when every social media account now seems to come with a shiny new law degree.

Apr 26, 2013

Judges, feeling the pressure

Have you seen a judge lose his or her cool or commit other acts of misconduct?

Apr 8, 2013

Carrying extra pens

I think that my professor was right — as attorneys, people come to us all the time whose lives are in a shambles.

Mar 20, 2013

Role of the juror: To ask or not to ask?

What do you perceive to be the role of a juror?

Jan 14, 2013

Law blog roundup

Welcome to the first Monday after the most improbable of victories.

Nov 25, 2012

All’s well that ends well on National Adoption Day

Earlier this month my wife and I appeared for what is probably the happiest of all court proceedings: the adoption hearing.

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