Monthly Archives: February 2016

Prof. Colin Starger launches web-based citation network tool

Professor Colin Starger has announced the launch of a new online Supreme Court citation network tool, a web-based version of the mapping software he has been developing for several years. The new tool allows users — anyone with access to the … Continue reading

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UB, UMBC presidents and cafe employees hail jobs program

The official opening of the Flying Fruit Café at the University of Baltimore’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center was celebrated Feb. 18 with cake and introductory comments by UB President Kurt Schmoke and UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski III. The … Continue reading

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Professor Babb named editor-in-chief of Family Court Review

The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) has announced that Professor Barbara A. Babb, director and founder of UB’s Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Family Court Review. … Continue reading

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Eighth Annual Urban Child Symposium to focus on education

Don’t miss the Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Court‘s Eighth Annual Urban Child Symposium, to be held Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the moot courtroom of the University of … Continue reading

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Professor Garrett Epps on Scalia’s large and complex legacy

In his Feb. 13 column for The Atlantic, Professor Garrett Epps said it was difficult to imagine the Supreme Court without Justice Antonin Scalia, so great was his influence. “His legacy is so large and complex that it will take weeks … Continue reading

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Video clips from UB-UM family dispute resolution conference

Laurence M. Katz Professor of Law Jane Murphy, along with Professor Elizabeth Samuels and Eve Hanan, clinical teaching fellow in the University of Baltimore’s Mediation Clinic for Families, were among the speakers at a daylong conference, “Innovations in Family Dispute Resolution,” … Continue reading

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Two student-attorneys testify in Annapolis on stalking bill

Bronfein Family Law Clinic student-attorneys Denise Blake and Ryan Knopp testified in Annapolis on Feb. 11 before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee in support of a bill that would change the definitions of “stalking” and “harassment.” In particular, the bill … Continue reading

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Dan Hatcher’s new book earns encomium from The New Yorker

Professor Daniel Hatcher‘s new book has received a glowing endorsement from Sarah Stillman, a staff writer for The New Yorker. The review is to appear on the jacket of The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, which will be published by NYU Press … Continue reading

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Prof. Tiefer in Forbes: Without Scalia, what next for the court?

Hours after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was reported on Saturday, Feb. 13, Professor Charles Tiefer published a column in Forbes.com, “How the U.S. Supreme Court Will Function Without Justice Scalia” The biggest question following Scalia’s death, Tiefer … Continue reading

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Law alumni turn out for 9th annual sports law symposium

Prominent football agent Tom Condon, J.D. ’81, of the Creative Artists Agency, and Pat Moriarty, J.D. ’08, the Baltimore Ravens’ senior vice president for football administration, were among the speakers at today’s 9th annual sports law symposium, “What Lawyers in Sports … Continue reading

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