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Deans downplay law school rankings in light of pandemic

The University of Baltimore School of Law. (File Photo)

One of Maryland’s two law schools saw a rise in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings, while the other stayed level with last year’s ranking. The numbers were released Tuesday.

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Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission begins work to address atrocities

Sherrilyn Ifill, author and lawyer, speaks at Thursday’s Maryland Lynching Memorial Project kickoff event. (The Daily Record / Louis Krauss)

At least 40 African Americans were lynched in Maryland between 1850 and 1950, according to research presented Thursday at the kickoff meeting of a statewide commission charged with examining each killing and recommending what Maryland should do as a form ...

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Faculty, staff levels remain steady at Md.’s two law schools

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Faculty and staff levels have remained steady at Maryland’s two law schools, though recent retirements mean both will be looking to hire in the next year, the schools’ deans said. The University of Baltimore School of Law reported 61 full-time ...

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Uniform Bar Exam focuses on topics that are common nationwide

Test-takers toil at the July 2014 Maryland Bar Exam at the Baltimore Convention Center. (The Daily Record/Lauren Kirkwood)

The bar exam that would-be Maryland attorneys sat for last month — and that future bar applicants will take — was different from those taken by their forebears. Gone from the two-day test offered twice annually are essay questions related ...

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UB School of Law sees greater independence under new revenue model

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The University of Baltimore School of Law will move to a new business model next month that separates its budget from the rest of the university, a move intended to give the school greater autonomy. Under the new model, called ...

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Capitol Hill veterans: Mueller investigation inconclusive, worthwhile

FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller is shedding more attorneys. Two prosecutors detailed to the Russia investigation are returning to their duties in other parts of the Justice Department. The moves come after two other attorneys left the team over the summer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

The absence of a proverbial smoking gun of criminality in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report on contact between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian governmental operatives – and on any possible cover-up by Trump — does not mean the ...

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Weich advised Democratic senators on O’Connor succession, new book says

University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich. (File photo)

University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich assisted Senate Democrats as they prepared in July 2005 to advise President George W. Bush on whom he should name to succeed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, journalist Joan ...

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