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Maryland Legal News

  • Surprise! The job market for lawyers is still terrible.
  • The man charged with the murder of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes pleaded not guilty today.
  • Oh, this doesn’t seem fishy at all. HT: Baltimore Crime.
  • Will the Court of Appeals’ pit bull ruling produce unintended consequences? The Capital writes, “Associations representing landlords said the ruling makes them responsible for pit bull attacks but powerless to stop them without banning the dogs.” And here’s more on the pit bull issue.
  • A criminal defense lawyer writes about her reaction to last week’s Court of Special Appeals opinion in Dixon v. Maryland, a case stemming from the murder of the lawyer’s nephew.
  • NPR illustrates a story about a funding crisis for legal aid to the poor by visiting the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau.