Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lyle Denniston, dean of Supreme Court press corps, to join UB

The University of Baltimore School of Law is pleased to announce that Lyle Denniston, long-time Supreme Court reporter and “dean” of the Supreme Court press corps, will join the university this fall. Denniston will lead a course titled Citizenship and … Continue reading

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Daily Record details UB-Silverman Thompson law fellowship

A fellowship program made possible by a $150,000 donation from Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White was the focus of a June 27 article in The Daily Record, “Firm launches fellowship program for UB Law students.” Steven D. Silverman, managing partner … Continue reading

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Seven UB law alums on The Daily Record’s annual VIP List

Seven UB law alumni were among the 42 people on The Daily Record’s annual VIP List, which recognizes Maryland leaders for accomplishments achieved at or before age 40. Congratulations to all! Heather Welch Arbogast, J.D. ʽ10, McGuireWoods Dale Cathell, J.D. … Continue reading

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Hatcher details state methods of exploiting the poor for profit

Professor Daniel Hatcher, the author of The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, published this month by NYU Press, has recently discussed his work in The Atlantic, The Guardian and Transformation. His topic: The creation by state governments, in … Continue reading

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Jaros discusses concept of negligence as police case wraps up

Professor David Jaros was quoted in the media after the prosecution and the defense in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. rested their cases Monday. Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams said he would deliver his ruling at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Bessler keynote in Oslo: Is the death penalty a form of torture?

Professor John Bessler gave the keynote address this morning at the Oslo International Symposium on Capital Punishment, part of the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty. His talk was titled “Should the Death Penalty Be Categorized as Torture?” Bessler … Continue reading

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Alumnus installed as MSBA president at Ocean City meeting

The Hon. Harry C. Storm, J.D. ʽ79, was installed last week as the 123rd president of the Maryland State Bar Association at the group’s Annual Meeting and Joint Bench-Bar Conference in Ocean City. Judge Storm was appointed to the Montgomery … Continue reading

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