Monthly Archives: January 2017

Today: U.S. Attorney General Lynch to speak at UB’s law center

The University of Baltimore School of Law will host U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch as she delivers her Capstone Speech on Community Policing on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom. All are welcome to attend. No RSVP … Continue reading

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RSVP for Shannonhouse Honor Society induction ceremony

RSVP to Linda Lahey at llahey@ubalt.edu

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Dolin: U.S. patent system helped defeat USSR in Cold War

Professor Greg Dolin published an op-ed in yesterday’s Washington Times about the importance of America’s patent regime – a regime that he says played a key role in helping America win the Cold War against the Soviet Union, where he … Continue reading

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Tiefer: House prepares an ‘assault’ on Medicare and Medicaid

The new, Republican-controlled Congress has made no secret of its intention to repeal some or all of the Affordable Care Act. But, writes Professor Charles Tiefer in a Forbes.com column, Congress is also preparing an “assault” on Medicare and Medicaid. … Continue reading

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Article highlights Lisa Sparks’ ‘Rosie the Lawyer’ program

Practitioner in residence Lisa Sparks, B.A. ‘05, J.D. ‘07, is the subject of a feature article in 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers’ January issue. The article focuses on the pro-bono “Rosie the Lawyer” program that Sparks leads at Wright, Constable & … Continue reading

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Pretrial Justice Clinic’s work featured in The Washington Post

The work of UB’s Pretrial Justice Clinic was featured in a Dec. 27, 2016, story in The Washington Post that discussed the experience of client Shannan Wise. Wise, 27, who had no criminal history, spent five days in jail in … Continue reading

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In new book, Bessler says the death penalty is a form of torture

Professor John Bessler’s latest book, The Death Penalty as Torture: From the Dark Ages to Abolition, will be published early this year by Carolina Academic Press. A summary of the forthcoming book reads in part: “In The Death Penalty as Torture, … Continue reading

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