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CHARACTER COMMITTEE v. MANDRAS

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William L. Henderson

William L. Henderson

Former Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland

CHARACTER COMMITTEE v. MANDRAS

Issue: Should a candidate who failed to disclose his membership in the Communist Party when asked about "subversive activities" on his bar application be admitted to practice law?

Admitted?: Yes.

Area of Concern: Whether there was sufficient evidence of a lack of good moral character.

Citation: 233 Md. 285, 196 A.2d 630 (1964)