Monthly Archives: January 2017

Feb. 6 policy debate: ‘Aid in Dying & the End-of-Life Option Act’

The UB School of Law’s Center for Medicine and Law invites you to a symposium, “Aid in Dying and the End-of-Life Option Act: A Policy Debate.” Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 12 to 2:30 p.m. 12th floor John and Frances Angelos Law … Continue reading

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Lasson book focuses on ‘quest for honesty’ on Jews and Israel

Professor Kenneth Lasson has just published a new book, Defending Truth: The Quest for Honesty about Jews and Israel (Hadassa Word Press, 2017). The book is available on Amazon.com. From the book jacket: “DEFENDING TRUTH focuses on three areas that … Continue reading

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Bessler’s ‘Death Penalty as Torture’ to be published next month

Professor John Bessler’s latest book, The Death Penalty as Torture: From the Dark Ages to Abolition, is to be published in February by Carolina Academic Press. Pre-order the book on Amazon.com. From the book’s page on Amazon: “[…] Bessler argues … Continue reading

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Access commentary, recordings from ‘Law According to Trump’

Click here or on the image above to access commentary from, or germane to, the “Law According to Trump” symposium discussions. The faculty commentary is archived in the law library’s ScholarWorks institutional repository under “Conferences & Symposia.” To view the … Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch: ‘We will not turn back’

Outgoing U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch delivered her capstone speech on community policing Thursday before a packed house at the University of Baltimore’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center. (Read the full text or watch a video of Lynch’s speech.) … Continue reading

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Jan. 19: Professors to discuss ‘The Law According to Trump’

Please join us for an afternoon of panel discussions led by UB law professors who will discuss the ways the new president may seek to transform America’s legal landscape. Click here or on the image above to RSVP. Thursday, Jan. … Continue reading

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71 students are sworn in to practice law in clinical program

Seventy-one clinic students were sworn in Wednesday morning (Jan. 11, 2017) by Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Shirley M. Watts. Watts administered the oath in the Moot Courtroom. Under Rule 19-217 of the Maryland Rules of Procedure, student-attorneys are permitted … Continue reading

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