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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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Faculty, staff levels remain steady at Md.’s two law schools (access required)

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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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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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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Baltimore law firms say they prefer applicants with local ties (access required)

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 (access required)

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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