Monthly Archives: February 2015

Alumna Jess Emerson discusses sex trafficking, vacatur laws on NPR

Jess Emerson, J.D. ’13, was interviewed for a Feb. 24 NPR story, “Little-Known Laws Help Sex Trafficking Victims Clear Criminal Records.” Emerson is an Equal Justice Works fellow at the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, where she serves as the … Continue reading

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Moot court news, continued

UB’s International Environmental Law Moot Court Team competed in the North America Regional Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition at American University Washington College of Law from Feb. 6-9. The UB team, coached by Alyssa Joel, made it to the … Continue reading

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LL.M. in Taxation student Eric Bielitz wins honorable mention in writing competition

LL.M. in Tax student Eric Bielitz has received an honorable mention in the 5th Annual Donald C. Alexander Tax Writing Competition for his entry, “The Sentencing of Federal Tax Offenders in Relation to Their Wealth, 2005-2013.” Bielitz, J.D. ’13, reports … Continue reading

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Law and business student Sydney Comitz nominated to USM Board of Regents

Sydney Comitz, the president of the UB Student Government Association, has been nominated by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to serve as the student representative to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Comitz, a senior at UB’s Merrick School … Continue reading

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Value added: UB law students beat bar-pass predictions

University of Baltimore School of Law graduates passed the bar exam at a rate 7.8 percent higher than that predicted by their LSAT scores, according to a new study by The National Jurist. LSAT scores, with law school GPAs, are … Continue reading

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‘Serial: The Presumption of Guilt’

The University of Baltimore School of Law drew a standing-room-only crowd on Feb. 12 for “Serial: The Presumption of Guilt.” A panel that included friends and former attorneys for Adnan Syed, who was convicted in the 1999 murder of a … Continue reading

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Moot court teams earn accolades

TRADEMARK TEAM: Coach Rob McCord reports that the University of Baltimore team of Brook and Bloom won second place in the East Region Finals of the Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Law Moot Court Competition the weekend of Feb. 7 in New … Continue reading

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