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Aug 26, 2011

The Daily Record News Quiz: August 22 – 26

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

Aug 19, 2011

Top 5: ‘…justice delayed is justice denied’

Our Maryland Lawyer cover story on the Maryland Court of Appeals made the top 5 this week, as did a story about In-N-Out Burger suing Grab-N-Go. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. City set to pay $200K for alleged harassment – by Ben Mook After a five-year legal battle […]

Aug 12, 2011

Top 5: ‘This is a case for justice, not money’

A disbarred Maryland lawyer is fighting to get her license back, and a Baltimore City judge “axed” a lawsuit filed by an entrepreneur who sought to halt tree clearing for the Baltimore Grand Prix. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Disbarred lawyer vows to keep on fighting for reinstatement […]

Nov 21, 2010

Closius on debt, future of law schools

Today’s Maryland Lawyer cover story is our interview with Phil Closius, dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law. One thing he said that I couldn’t fit into the story is that the average UB student graduates with about $90,000 in debt. He once recited that figure to an alum and his daughter, a […]

Nov 14, 2010

Newsmakers: Gregg Bernstein

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Record, Baltimore City State's Attorney-elect Gregg Bernstein talks about his transition into office, his goals and his intention to make the office of the city's top prosecutor more effective.

Oct 19, 2010

For the ‘Love’ of biking

Last year at this time, Mike Hamburg was preparing to bike around northern Israel to raise money for a children’s hospital in Jerusalem. This year’s Wheels of Love charity ride will take him on a route near Israel’s borders with Egypt and the Gaza Strip. “A bunch of Jewish doctors and lawyers biking near Gaza; […]

Oct 13, 2010

More on ‘no-body’ cases

Two follow-up items on yesterday’s Maryland Lawyer cover story about the no-body murder trial underway in Baltimore County: 1. Almost as interesting as the circumstantial evidence prosecutors will use is the evidence they are not allowed to use. Surveillance video shows Tracey Gardner-Tetso’s car pulling into a Days Inn parking lot in Glen Burnie the […]

Oct 8, 2010

Here comes the bride (and the bride, and the bride)

Earlier this year we wrote about the upcoming nuptials of the Kunkel girls, three sisters who were sharing a wedding day. Well, that special day is Saturday in Wisconsin. And now their story has been picked up by the national media. The women and their soon-to-be husbands appeared Thursday morning on the CBS Early Show. […]

Sep 20, 2010

From storefront to restaurant

Monday’s Maryland Lawyer cover story is about a controversy surrounding the paved parking lot of The Oregon Grille. One thing I could not fit into the story is a bit of the history and significance of the restaurant’s building, which adds some context to the legal dispute. The Oregon Grille occupies the last company store […]

Aug 2, 2010

A sketch is worth 1,000 words

My colleague Danny Jacobs’ article on the courtroom sketch that attorney Sally B. Gold keeps in her office hit home with me — literally. I, too, have a sketch of one of my courtroom exploits, which I have hanging in a hallway of my house. The sketch — which accompanies this post — was drawn […]

Aug 2, 2010

Did you have a Professor Kingsfield?

As reported in today’s Maryland Lawyer, many former students of the late University of Baltimore law professor Royal G. Shannonhouse III will remember him — quite fondly — as the school’s answer to Charles W. Kingsfield Jr., the contracts professor in the novel, movie and television series The Paper Chase who made his students’ life […]

Feb 25, 2010

UM board defends Rothenberg

I mentioned in my story in Wednesday’s paper a letter written by the Board of Visitors at the University of Maryland School of Law concerning former Dean Karen H. Rothenberg and the recent audit of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Here is the letter in entirety. The board’s chairman, Paul D. Bekman, said the seven […]

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