Monthly Archives: November 2016

It’s Giving Tuesday — support the School of Law today!

Click here or on the image above to donate to the UB School of Law. Support the School of Law as part of the University’s annual Giving Tuesday fundraising drive. Make a general donation to the School of Law Annual … Continue reading

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The envelope please … 1L ‘Be Brief’ winners are announced

Director of Academic Support Claudia Diamond writes that the results of the annual “Be Brief” competition are in! The challenge for 1L students was to describe their first semester at UB in just six words. 2L Greg Waterworth and a group of … Continue reading

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Tiefer blasts Trump’s choice of Nikki Haley, Donald McGahn

Writing in Forbes.com last week, Professor Charles Tiefer discussed President-elect Donald Trump’s picks for United Nations ambassador and White House counsel – and found both completely unsuited for the positions. Trump’s choice of Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations … Continue reading

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LL.M. LOTUS graduate is profiled in The National Jurist

Kiyanoush Razaghi, LL.M. LOTUS ’15, is profiled in the Fall 2016 issue of The National Jurist. Read the profile here. A native of Iran, Razaghi was 29 when he was barred from returning home from the United States, where he’d spent … Continue reading

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Two UB law alums appointed to Baltimore County Circuit Court

Two UB law alums have been appointed to the Baltimore County Circuit Court by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, The Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday (Nov. 16, 2016). C. Carey Deeley Jr., J.D. ’79, and Dennis M. Robinson Jr., J.D. ’02, have “a … Continue reading

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Zina Makar in N.Y. Times: Bail reform begins with the bench

In a New York Times op-ed published today, Professor Zina Makar, clinical teaching fellow in UB’s new Pretrial Justice Clinic, said that increased scrutiny of Baltimore’s justice system has shone a light on the city’s “sky-high” bail amounts. In Baltimore, … Continue reading

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Daily Record webinar: Weich on legal landscape under Trump

Dean Ronald Weich took part in a Nov. 10 Daily Record webinar that explored how the election of Donald Trump could affect Marylanders. Weich’s comments focused on the legal landscape. Also taking part in the “Election 2016” webinar were Donald C. … Continue reading

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