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Maryland School for the Deaf

Md. Trial Restrictions Bring Deaf Advocacy Action

A national advocacy group for the deaf said Tuesday it is developing guidelines for courtroom use of American Sign Language after a Maryland judge banned spectators from using ASL during trial proceedings.

11/05/2013

UB Law Center, University of Baltimore School of Law, law school

Md. Law Schools’ Job Rates Drop

Fewer students graduating from Maryland’s two law schools are finding jobs, but a greater number are obtaining employment that requires bar passage, according to data from the American Bar Association.

07/23/2013

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Forget Creativity: Can Lobbying Be Taught?

It’s been almost 30 years since Steve Billet, at the time a newly minted lobbyist for AT&T, pulled up behind a car at a red light in Washington and noticed the bumper sticker: “Don’t tell my mother I’m a lobbyist. She thinks I play piano in a whorehouse.”

11/19/2012