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Boosted by high court ruling, advocates seek justice for tenants

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

Months after a landmark Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that landlords cannot file suit against tenants for back rent beyond the three-year statute of limitations, lawyers are still working to ensure that tenants are treated fairly in rent court. The ...

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MVLS tracking impact of driver’s license violations on clients

(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service has been taking a closer look at the impact driver’s license violations have on low-income Marylanders’ ability to get their records expunged and whether violations are pushing them into poverty. When an MVLS lawyer assists ...

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Pro bono group, UB Law launching expanded human trafficking prevention effort

In an effort to tear down boundaries for human-trafficking survivors, the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service is joining forces with the University of Baltimore School of Law to offer expanded legal services to survivors and those at high risk of exploitation. ...

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