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Law schools differ on impact of shrinking LSAT pool

News that the number of people taking the LSATs dropped sharply this year met with different reactions at Maryland’s two law schools. The Law School Admission Council recently reported that fewer than 130,000 people took the LSAT between June 2011 ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: MPILP raises summer jobs goal for students

Over the last quarter of a century, hundreds of students at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law have received summer grants to work at public interest law firms. This summer, the Maryland Public Interest Law Project ...

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Suit against farm advances, but judge has a lesson for students

A federal judge has cleared the way for the University of Maryland’s Environmental Law Clinic to proceed with its lawsuit against a family-owned chicken farm on the Eastern Shore, but not without berating the students’ three briefs for their lack ...

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UM Law seeks attorney judges

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law needs attorney judges as it will once again host the Eastern Regional Mock Trial tournament. Next weekend’s tournament is for undergraduate trial teams (meaning witnesses can score points) and has ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: HPRP takes on youth homelessness

In September, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health confirmed what most homeless-services providers already feared was true: the number of homeless youths in Baltimore has increased significantly in the last two years. The report revealed that about 1,800 ...

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The Daily Record’s Top 20 stories of 2011

What were the biggest news stories of 2011? Race cars zooming around the Inner Harbor? Potential promised (new development in Owings Mills) or potential unrealized (development in East Baltimore, the future of horse racing in Maryland)? Maybe it can be ...

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Sohn, Torre, others tell of their struggle to overcome trauma

“The Wire” actress Sonja Sohn and Major League Baseball’s Joe Torre both watched helplessly as children while their fathers abused their mothers. Both managed to find ways to overcome the violence they witnessed as children, but it wasn’t easy. Now, ...

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Professor honored as panelist at White House discussion on justice gap

After arriving at the University of Maryland law school in 2002, Professor Michael Pinard joined his colleague Sherrilyn Ifill in establishing a law clinic devoted to helping recently released convicts re-enter society. Pinard, a former New York public defender, called ...

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