Monthly Archives: April 2016

From whence the wiener, or is that hot dog really kosher?

In an op-ed for The Jerusalem Post, Professor Kenneth Lasson poses the question: From whence the wiener? More to the point, when is a kosher hot dog really kosher? Simple the matter is not. In “Holy wars and hot dogs: … Continue reading

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UB trounces Maryland Law in first-ever* basketball competition

The University of Baltimore School of Law trounced its cross-town rivals at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in what was billed as the first-ever basketball competition between Maryland’s two law schools. The score in the … Continue reading

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Weich, Tiefer discuss topics of the day with Wall Street Journal

Dean Ronald Weich and Professor Charles Tiefer were quoted in separate Wall Street Journal articles within the last week. Weich discussed the 1994 crime bill that is now criticized for disproportionately targeting minorities, packing prisons and leaving millions of people … Continue reading

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Alumna sworn in to Supreme Court Bar with 12 deaf colleagues

Zainab Alkebsi, J.D. ’12, policy counsel for the National Association of the Deaf, was among 13 members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) sworn in to the Supreme Court Bar on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. John … Continue reading

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Urban Child keynote speaker: We are all our brother’s keepers

The University of Baltimore’s Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts held its Eighth Annual Urban Child conference, “Education and the Urban Child,” on April 7, 2016. Keynote speaker James Cole Jr., general counsel of the … Continue reading

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Conference participants urge autonomy for Copyright Office

Panelists at the annual conference of the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center for the Law of Intellectual Property and Technology, held Friday, April 15 at the John and Frances Angelos Law Center, agreed that the U.S. Copyright Office … Continue reading

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Meyerson urges ‘pluralistic’ school calendar in Howard County

DLA Piper Professor of Law Michael Meyerson contributed an op-ed to The Washington Post online about the Howard County Board of Education’s vote on its 2016-17 calendar, which is scheduled for this evening. The vote is to decide whether the … Continue reading

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