Maryland Legal News

  • Testimony continues in the federal corruption case against Ulysses Currie.
  • Plaintiffs in a group of class-action lawsuits say UB is among the law schools that give out post-graduation employment numbers that are misleading because they do not specify how many students are working part-time or in totally non-law-related jobs.
  • The Maryland lawyer involved in baby-selling has been disbarred by consent.
  • In other Bar news, the Court of Appeals has voted to go against the recommendation of the Maryland Bar’s character committee, admitting Richard J. Thorpe Jr. to the practice of law. Thorpe’s offense appears to involve backdating a loan document as a title agent.
  • SCOTUS has rejected cert in a Maryland case that gun-rights advocates were hoping to use to overturn part of the state’s gun-permit law as a Second Amendment violation.
  • The former state’s attorney of Wicomico was arrested for allegedly violating a protective order.
  • Five big stories in Maryland law last week, according to the Maryland Daily Record.