Monthly Archives: May 2015

Daily Record op-ed previews June 5 veterans conference

Daily Record columnist Joe Surkiewicz published a May 28 article about the Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training, which will take place on Friday, June 5, at the University of Baltimore School of Law. (Read the op-ed here.) Surkiewicz interviewed Professor … Continue reading

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Md. Attorney General Brian Frosh to grads: ‘Move the world’

Brian E. Frosh, Maryland’s attorney general, addressed graduates at the University of Baltimore School of Law’s 88th commencement on Monday, May 18, 2015, at the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. His address followed remarks by … Continue reading

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In Baltimore Sun op-ed, Professor F. Michael Higginbotham says Hillary Clinton deserves black vote

F. Michael Higginbotham, Dean Joseph Curtis Professor at Law at the University of Baltimore, contributed an op-ed to The Baltimore Sun titled “Clinton deserves black vote” (May 15). Professor Higginbotham hailed an April 29 speech by Hillary Clinton at Columbia University, … Continue reading

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3L Kellye Beathea contributes op-ed about work of The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic

Today’s Daily Record features an op-ed by 3L Kellye Beathea (above). Titled “Providing legal services for veterans,” the article describes Beathea’s experiences in UB’s Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic. “My experience in the clinic opened my eyes to the medical … Continue reading

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Bronfein Family Law Clinic students celebrate the success of two bills in Annapolis

Professor Jennifer Kim of the Bronfein Family Law Clinic sends the following news: “Two of the bills that the students from the Bronfein Family Law Clinic worked on passed: 1) SB477/HB606, or the ‘PEFR’ bill (the bill that expands the definition … Continue reading

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John Angelos, Orioles executive VP, makes news by speaking out on Twitter about roots of Baltimore unrest

University of Baltimore School of Law alumnus John Angelos, executive vice president of the Orioles, made news by speaking out on Twitter about the roots of the unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. A … Continue reading

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In The Atlantic, Professor David Jaros discusses charges against Baltimore City police

Professor David Jaros is quoted at length in The Atlantic. The article’s subhead reads: “A law professor says Marilyn Mosby may have overcharged officers in Freddie Gray’s death, but that’s common with ordinary defendants.” Mosby, the Baltimore City state’s attorney, … Continue reading

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch meets city leaders at UB

Attorney General Loretta Lynch visited the University of Baltimore today to meet with city and law enforcement leaders. The meeting comes a week after the city was shaken by rioting following the death of Freddie Gray, 25, in police custody. … Continue reading

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A message to the law school from Dean Ronald Weich

UB Law Students, Faculty and Staff – With the lifting of the curfew in Baltimore over the weekend, the law school has returned to its normal schedule. But as our attention turns to final exams and other inward concerns, I … Continue reading

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UB law students, staff, faculty lend a hand in West Baltimore

Assistant Dean Jill Green sends this news: This past Sunday more than 60 students, staff, faculty and friends came out to West Baltimore to clean and build community. We loaded over 200 garbage bags full of trash from the streets, … Continue reading

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