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Tag Archives: University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Joe Surkiewicz: JustAdvice volunteers team up to fill justice gap

You’ve heard the joke: Lawyers are so expensive now that even lawyers can’t afford a lawyer. So what about non-lawyers with legal problems? And especially those who aren’t poor enough to qualify for Legal Aid (which, because it’s ridiculously underfunded, ...

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Stagnant legal market tough for recent law school grads

When most of the class of 2011 applied for law school, the legal market was booming. But by the time they embarked on their legal education in the fall of 2008, it became abundantly clear that the economy had tanked, ...

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Court of Appeals orders new lead-paint trial

The judge presiding over a lead-paint poisoning trial should not have told the jury that the tenant had a duty to keep the property “in a clean and sanitary condition,” Maryland’s highest court held Monday. The Court of Appeals ordered ...

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Editorial: A landmark gift for the University of Maryland School of Law

The $30 million gift to the University of Maryland School of Law from the W.P. Carey Foundation means much, much more than a name change. As the largest donation in the law school’s history and one of the largest ever ...

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