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New Maryland law lets low-income taxpayers get help with state taxes (access required)

Clinics designed to assist low-income Marylanders with tax disputes can offer legal guidance on state as well as federal issues under a new law the General Assembly passed earlier this year. For Donald B. Tobin, dean of the University of ...

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Deans downplay law school rankings in light of pandemic (access required)

One of Maryland’s two law schools saw a rise in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings, while the other stayed level with last year’s ranking. The numbers were released Tuesday.

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Senate bill would help fund diversity programs at law schools (access required)

The deans of Maryland’s two law schools and former law students addressed a Senate panel Wednesday in support of a bill that would funnel state funds into programs at both schools to support incoming students from the state’s historically black ...

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J.D. Advantage: How a law degree helps non-lawyers (access required)

Although most students at Maryland’s two law schools go on to hold jobs that require bar passage, a small but not insignificant percentage of Maryland law graduates wind up in so-called J.D. Advantage jobs, positions for which bar passage is not required ...

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Faculty, staff levels remain steady at Md.’s two law schools (access required)

Faculty and staff levels have remained steady at Maryland’s two law schools, though recent retirements mean both will be looking to hire in the next year, the schools’ deans said. The University of Baltimore School of Law reported 61 full-time ...

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Uniform Bar Exam focuses on topics that are common nationwide (access required)

The bar exam that would-be Maryland attorneys sat for last month — and that future bar applicants will take — was different from those taken by their forebears. Gone from the two-day test offered twice annually are essay questions related ...

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