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Women’s Law Center puts focus on representatives from each of its decades so far (access required)

When retired Judge Kathleen O’Ferrall Friedman was attending the University of Maryland School of Law in the mid-1960s, she remembers being approached by a male student who asked her: “What are you doing here? Don’t you know that you are taking the seat of a man?”

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13 on list of potential judges for Baltimore City Circuit Court

Gov. Martin O’Malley will mull over a list of 13 candidates for three vacancies on the Baltimore City Circuit Court. The list, which the Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for the city sent to the governor Thursday, adds nine candidates ...

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James L. Thompson: Judging judges – a new opportunity for the trial bar (access required)

Recently, I became aware of a website called “” I had been retained as co-counsel in litigation pending in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. My co-counsel, from out of state, asked me about the judge to whom the case had been specially assigned.

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