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Deans downplay law school rankings in light of pandemic (access required)

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 (access required)

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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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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Uniform Bar Exam focuses on topics that are common nationwide (access required)

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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Updated law school offerings include coding, professional development (access required)

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Students at Maryland’s two law schools will be able to take advantage of new offerings this academic year as professors strive to prepare them for the changing landscape of the legal profession. The University of Baltimore School of Law is ...

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Weich advised Democratic senators on O’Connor succession, new book says (access required)

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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Md. law schools earn high grades for part-time, clinical programs (access required)

Maryland’s law schools are maintaining their high ranks in clinical and part-time programs, as well as in specialty areas in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings, which were released Tuesday. The overall rankings for the state’s two ...

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