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Maryland law schools hold steady in U.S. News rankings

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After rising in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings for two years in a row, the University of Baltimore School of Law tied at No. 112 on this year’s list, along with five other law schools. ...

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Md. law schools see slight improvement in bar exam passage rates

Donald Tobin, Ronald Weich

For the second straight year, about 63 percent of those who took the Maryland bar exam in July passed the test, the first indication that the recent downward trend in the passage rate might be coming to an end. In ...

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Symposium panelists consider merits of judicial elections

The question of whether Maryland’s system of subjecting circuit court judges to contested elections is the best way to ensure the quality and diversity of the bench has been hotly debated for decades. And while contested elections may have rightfully ...

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Rule changes push for cooperation in federal civil litigation

The federal judges behind amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure want lawyers to work together and keep the costs of litigation down, and they hope the changes will promote a culture shift among practitioners. “This is meant to ...

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New law school courses, clinics delve into criminal justice issues

As conversations about police conduct, racial disparities and flaws in the criminal justice system have been taking place in Baltimore and around the country, colleges and universities have launched courses aimed at examining the root causes of these societal issues ...

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