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Md. law schools prepare to go online-only after spring break (access required)

As college campuses begin closing across the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Maryland’s two law schools have implemented their own plans to switch to online-only classes following spring break and to cancel various in-person events. While it’s clear ...

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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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UB, Md. law deans discuss the ‘new normal’ and new offerings (access required)

The deans of Maryland’s two law schools are excited about the new academic year and their incoming 1L classes, as application rates have largely stabilized after years of precipitous drops. Nationwide, law school applications are up 3.3 percent over last ...

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‘American Taliban’ slated for prison release this week

Welcome to Monday, the 41st anniversary of Affirmed’s victory in the Preakness Stakes. Here are some news items to get your week started: — The “American Taliban” is scheduled to be released from prison this week. — A California man ...

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Baltimore law firms say they prefer applicants with local ties (access required)

Students with ambitions of becoming lawyers are often told to apply to law schools in the city or state where they want to live because legal communities are tight-knit and firm partners are loyal to local schools at hiring time. ...

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