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Baltimore law firms say they prefer applicants with local ties

Donald B. Tobin, dean of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

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 Daily Record file photo)

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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UB law professor kicks off football season with court victory over NFL

‘The NFL has defended a lot of cases by arguing various preemptions and immunities,’ says Phillip J. Closius, who is representing plaintiffs as of counsel at Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC in Baltimore. ‘This is the first appellate decision that has gone the other way.’ (File photo)

A University of Baltimore law professor scored a big win against the National Football League on behalf of a Hall of Fame defensive end, a Super Bowl-winning quarterback and other retired players as the NFL was preparing to kick off its season Thursday.

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Md.’s law schools tackle gender issues

‘Our society values women less than men, but we are educating a cohort of young lawyers who understand what is happening to them, and who will then have the power to change it,’ says Paula Monopoli, founding director of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Women, Leadership and Equality program. (File photo)

It’s 2018, yet the legal industry is facing a “gigantic” female talent drain, according to a partially released recent study commissioned by the American Bar Association, as women are leaving the profession in larger numbers and quicker than men.

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