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UB, Md. law deans discuss the ‘new normal’ and new offerings

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

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

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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

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

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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Baltimore law firms say they prefer applicants with local ties

Students with ambitions of becoming lawyers are often told to apply to law schools in the city or state where they want to live because legal communities are tight-knit and firm partners are loyal to local schools at hiring time. ...

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Md. July bar exam has lowest pass rate, number of takers since the 80s

The Maryland July bar exam hit historic lows both in the number of people who took the exam and the number of passers, according to figures released Monday by the State Board of Law Examiners. Some 782 people sat for ...

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