Monthly Archives: June 2016

Koller in New York Times: Let Russian whistleblower compete

In a June 16 New York Times op-ed, Professor Dionne Koller writes that the International Olympic Committee’s recent decision to welcome a team of 10 refugees from troubled or war-torn nations exemplifies the best of the Olympic movement and comes at … Continue reading

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LGBT leader: After Orlando, conquer fear and hatred with love

Rising 3L Robert Steininger, the president of UB’s chapter of OUTLaw, wrote the following letter to the University of Baltimore and to the wider community after the June 12 mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Fla. OUTLaw works … Continue reading

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Diamond, May honored for teamwork on Legal Writing Center

Claudia Diamond, the law school’s director of academic support, and Isabell May, assistant director of writing services at UB’s Achievement and Learning Center, received the University of Baltimore’s “Outstanding Collaborative Program” award for their work to create the School of … Continue reading

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Higginbotham in The Sun: America’s ‘racial soul’ up for grabs

Dean Joseph Curtis Professor of Law Michael Higginbotham contributed an op-ed to The Baltimore Sun that describes the presumptive Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump match-up as “nothing less than a battle for America’s racial soul.” In “A battle for America’s racial soul” (June 8), … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Jaros brings ‘nuanced perspective’ to Gray cases

Professor David Jaros was quoted at length in The Atlantic in a June 6 article, “Can Prosecutors Convict Anyone at All in the Death of Freddie Gray?”  The story is part of the magazine’s Next America: Criminal Justice project. Reporter … Continue reading

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Hatcher to speak about ‘The Poverty Industry’ at two events

Professor Daniel Hatcher will speak about his new book, The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens (NYU Press), at two events this month. On Wednesday, June 29, Hatcher will give a talk at Busboys and Poets in … Continue reading

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Keynote speaker addresses troubled veterans’ appeals process

Laura Eskenazi, J.D. ’92, the executive in charge and vice chairman of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, gave the keynote address Friday, June 3 at the Eighth Annual Veterans’ Legal Assistance Conference & … Continue reading

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