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Court disbars Md. defense lawyer who compelled guilty plea (access required)

A unanimous Maryland high court has disbarred a young attorney who essentially compelled his immigrant client to plead guilty to a drug trafficking offense without investigating her credible defense of duress, considering the immigration consequences of her plea or filing ...

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Praise, questions on Baltimore City Detention Center closing (access required)

Baltimore City Detention Center

The beleaguered Baltimore City Detention Center will close its doors immediately, and advocates for prison reform as well as defense attorneys are hoping the hundreds of inmates slated to be relocated will find better conditions wherever they end up. Gov. ...

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Overton elected principal at Beveridge & Diamond (access required)

Evynn M. Overton of the Baltimore office of Beveridge & Diamond, based in Washington, D.C., has been elected as a principal and shareholder of the firm. Overton’s practice is focused primarily on complex environmental litigation, white-collar criminal defense and internal ...

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