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Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Billy Murphy; Murphy, Falcon & Murphy

William “Billy” H. Murphy Jr. and Sloane Brown

William “Billy” H. Murphy, Jr., senior partner at the Baltimore-based law firm Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, joins Sloane Brown to talk about how his family history shaped him as a person, as an attorney and a former judge, and as a prominent civil rights advocate.

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For attorneys, addiction can be a silent battle with dire professional consequences (access required)

It’s unclear how many Maryland attorneys who have been disbarred over the years had underlying addiction issues because many never disclose it to the Attorney Grievance Commission or to the court.

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The poetry of the law (access required)

In honor of National Poetry Month, which is April, I offer you not poetry about law or by lawyers, but observations about the relationship between poetry and law. Some of the quotations are poetic in their own right.

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More lawyers making lateral moves to new firms (access required)

Attorneys’ desire to serve their clients and build their books of business often leads them to look for opportunities outside their law firms. But while such a job move was usually sweetened with a promotion in years’ past, more lawyers are making a move without necessarily climbing up the corporate ladder.

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US House passes changes to ADA over activists’ objections (access required)

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove incentives for businesses to comply with the ...

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