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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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Program allows vacating of failure-to-appear warrants in Baltimore

Individuals who have active failure-to-appear warrants on misdemeanor offenses in Baltimore will have the opportunity to vacate the warrants and get a new court date scheduled through a program by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s ...

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

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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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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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Employment prospects improve for Md.’s law school grads

The percentage of Maryland law graduates who found jobs requiring them to pass the bar has remained steady for another year, inching up by just 0.8 percentage points to 58 percent, compared with 62.4 percent nationwide. There are signs of ...

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New incubator program assists fledgling solo practitioners

Maya Zegarra graduated last year from the University of Baltimore School of Law and wants to practice immigration law, specifically humanitarian cases representing those seeking visas, special immigrant juvenile status or other means of remaining in the U.S. “I know ...

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UB Law moves up in U.S. News rankings; UM Carey holds steady

For the second year in a row, the University of Baltimore School of Law has risen in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Law Schools ranking, reaching No. 111 after climbing nearly 25 spots in two years. The University ...

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Maryland sees lowest July bar exam passage rate since 1997

Just 63 percent of those who took the Maryland bar exam in July passed the test, the lowest summer passage rate in the state in 18 years. RELATED: See who passed the test here. Both of the state’s law schools ...

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