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Gain Insight on the 2024 Legislative Session from Maryland Delegates During Legal Summit

May 17, 2024Delegate Bartlett will discuss HB969, along with other bills during The House Legislative Plenary, which will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024, at 11:00 am, during MSBA’s 2024 Legal Summit.

U.S. Supreme Court Lowers the Benchmark for Adverse Employment Actions in Title VII Cases

May 16, 2024The recent U.S. Supreme Court case, Muldrow v. City of St. Louis, has made it easier for employees to establish their prima facie case in employment discrimination actions, by setting a lower benchmark for adverse employment actions.

Navigating the Ethical Boundaries of Secondary Employment in the Legal Profession

May 15, 2024Recently, the Maryland Judicial Ethics Committee analyzed whether a District Court Commissioner could engage in secondary employment as a real estate agent, ultimately determining they could not.

Navigating Ethical Concerns for Lawyers Using AI

May 14, 2024In the evolving legal AI landscape, lawyers in Maryland have to remain cognizant of their obligations under the Maryland Attorneys’ Rules of Professional Conduct when using AI.

Demystifying AI in Law: Addressing Concerns and Embracing Opportunities

May 13, 2024How can lawyers effectively harness the power of artificial intelligence to streamline legal processes and enhance research capabilities, while ensuring robust safeguards are in place to mitigate ethical and regulatory risks?