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Law Schools Vie To Attract More Transfer StudentsCompetition for students among law schools has grown fiercer in recent years, as enrollment numbers nationwide hit their lowest point since the 1970s.
Md. Trial Restrictions Bring Deaf Advocacy ActionA 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.
Md. Law Schools' Job Rates DropFewer 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.
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."