Your Ticket to Bar Admission

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Lynne A. Battaglia

Lynne A. Battaglia

Former Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland


Issue: Should a candidate be admitted to the bar when he failed to promptly supplement his application by providing details of a subsequent arrest and conviction for driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, eluding a police officer, and unsafe lane change?

Admitted?: No.

Area of Concern: Failure to immediately and fully disclose his arrest, convictions, jail sentence, suspended driver's license and probation.

Citation: 407 Md. 102, 962 A.2d 988 (2008)