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Md. high court disbars immigration lawyer, notes ‘vulnerable’ clients (access required)

Maryland’s top court has unanimously disbarred a Silver Spring immigration lawyer who lied to immigration judges, clients and their families, collected unearned fees, failed to provide case files to his former clients’ new attorneys and did not cooperate with bar ...

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CEOs, college execs summit to call for immigration overhaul (access required)

From Harvard’s president to an executive in Boston’s booming biotech industry, dozens of New England business, higher education and political leaders on Friday urged Congress to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, following the introduction of President Joe Biden’s wide-ranging immigration bill this week.

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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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Defense lawyers oppose jury trials resuming

Welcome to Monday the 67th anniversary of the Supreme Court upholding the District of Columbia’s criminal prohibition on restaurant’s refusing to serve black customers. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Criminal defense lawyers call resuming ...

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