Monthly Archives: March 2016

For the second year, law school climbs in U.S. News ranking

The University of Baltimore School of Law rose in the annual U.S. News ranking of law schools for the second year in a row, landing at No. 111 after climbing almost 25 spots in two years. UB’s clinical law program … Continue reading

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Weich, co-author urge end to mandatory minimums in Md.

Dean Ronald Weich and Marc Schindler, executive director of the Justice Policy Institute, contributed an online op-ed to The Washington Post, “Strengthen the Justice Reinvestment Act by repealing Maryland’s mandatory sentencing laws” (March 16). While praising the “historic” Justice Reinvestment … Continue reading

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Assistant Dean Jill Green, 8 alums honored for leadership in law

Congratulations to our alumni winners of The Daily Record‘s legal leadership awards — including a big shout-out to UB Assistant Dean of Law Career Development Jill Green! LEADERSHIP IN LAW AWARD: Robert D. Anbinder, J.D. ‘92 Baltimore City Law Department Robert … Continue reading

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UB team wins Nelson Mandela Int’l Negotiations competition

Catherine Moore, the coordinator of UB’s international law programs, sends great news: “Please join me in congratulating the Nelson Mandela International Negotiations Competition champions, UB School of Law 2Ls Chanel White and Manti Bean! “The team beat the University of … Continue reading

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In the news: ‘Wire’ author David Simon addresses law students

The Baltimore Sun and WBAL-TV covered last night’s talk by David Simon, the creator of “The Wire” and a former Sun reporter. After addressing students and guests in the moot courtroom, Simon was interviewed by Dean Ronald Weich and responded to … Continue reading

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Professors discuss high court order in Freddie Gray cases

Professors David Jaros and J. Amy Dillard were quoted in media reports about Tuesday’s ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals in the tangled Freddie Gray cases. The state’s highest court ruled that Baltimore police Officer William Porter can be compelled … Continue reading

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NBLSA reception, ceremony to be held at law center this Friday

The National Black Law Students Association’s 48th annual national convention will be held in Baltimore March 9-13. The Algernon “A.J.” Cooper Legacy Reception and Alumni Hall of Fame Induction, sponsored by the University of Baltimore School of Law, will take place … Continue reading

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