Monthly Archives: June 2015

Prof. John Bessler’s most recent book takes top history prize

Professor John Bessler‘s most recent book, The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution, was named the 2014 Gold Winner for History in the INDIEFAB Book Awards, which were announced June 26 at the American Library … Continue reading

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U.S. Justice Department lawyers hear from residents about Baltimore police at public hearing

The University of Baltimore School of Law was the site of a public meeting Thursday night led by lawyers from the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice who are investigating Baltimore’s police department. The attorneys are examining … Continue reading

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Tonight at UB: Open meeting with Justice Department attorneys investigating Baltimore police department

Attorneys from the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice will hold a public Town Hall-style meeting tonight (June 25) at the University of Baltimore’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center to discuss their investigation of the Baltimore … Continue reading

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Prof. Garrett Epps in The Atlantic: Justice Clarence Thomas takes on a symbol of white supremacy

Professor Garrett Epps, the Supreme Court correspondent for The Atlantic, focused his June 18 column on Justice Clarence Thomas, who last week joined the court’s four moderate-liberals to back Texas’s refusal to print a Confederate flag on the state’s license … Continue reading

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Prof. Kenneth Lasson decries U.S. policy on status of Jerusalem

In a June 22 Jerusalem Post op-ed, Professor Kenneth Lasson decries U.S. policy on the status of Jerusalem, the result of what he calls the State Department’s “heavy-handed reluctance to offend Arab populations in the region.” In the op-ed, “America’s … Continue reading

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Prof. Steven Grossman in The Sun: It’s past time for Maryland, others to ban Confederate flag license plates

Dean Julius Isaacson Professor of Law¬†Steven Grossman contributed an op-ed to The Baltimore Sun, “It’s past time for Maryland and others to ban Confederate flag license plates” (June 22). From the op-ed: “A day after the racially motivated massacre in … Continue reading

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Law school to host Justice Department Town Hall meeting on investigation of Baltimore City Police Department

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice will hold a public Town Hall meeting at the John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore to discuss its … Continue reading

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