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Harvard Law group’s ‘Dump Venable’ campaign focuses on students

FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Several fraternities and sororities are suing Harvard University over a 2016 rule that discourages students from joining single-gender clubs. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

A Harvard Law School student organization is trying to discourage law students nationwide from applying for summer associate positions at Venable LLP because of the firm’s use of mandatory arbitration clauses in employment agreements. The clauses, which, among other things, ...

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UM Carey launches ‘diversity initiative’ with 4 top law firms

The inaugural participants in the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Diversity and Inclusion Scholars Initiative. Back row, from left: Andrew Do, Chukwukpee Nzegwu, Fatemeh Shahkolahi, Taylor Nichols and Dominic Gilani. Front row, from left: Alba Sanchez Fabelo, Cymone Gosnell, Sudipta Das, Thaakirah Cason, Juan Parcero. Not pictured: Savannah Stack. (Courtesy UM Carey Law)

In an effort to make the legal profession more diverse, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is partnering with four large law firms to help reach that goal right as people take their first step towards ...

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Lead counsel for Md. on Syed appeal working case pro bono

Thiruvendran “Thiru” Vignarajah (File)

The state’s lead counsel in the post-conviction proceedings for Adnan Syed is working for the attorney general’s office pro bono, according to documents obtained by The Daily Record. Thiruvendran “Thiru” Vignarajah was lead counsel on the case while serving as ...

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Baltimore considering 6 teams for police reforms monitor

(The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Six teams are vying to become an independent monitor over police reforms in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports that the six teams were chosen as finalists from a list of more than two dozen applicants for the job. The team selected will ...

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