Monthly Archives: June 2017

2L William Suggs wins fellowship to work with union in D.C.

William Suggs, a 2L, has been awarded a 10-week summer fellowship by the Peggy Browning Fund. Suggs will work at the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union in Washington, D.C. Before entering law school, Suggs was a researcher … Continue reading

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AFRO highlights Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program was highlighted in a June 16 article in The AFRO. Addressing this year’s scholars on June 7 was former Tuskegee Airman Dr. Robert M. Higginbotham Sr., the father … Continue reading

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Jill Green publishes article, wins 5K race at MSBA convention

Assistant Dean for Law Placement Jill Green took first place in the women’s 5K race during the Maryland State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Sun Run on Friday (June 16) in Ocean City. (See story in The Daily Record, which sponsored … Continue reading

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Has Maryland bail reform backfired? In article, Starger says no.

Daily Record reporter Heather Cobun, J.D. ’13, writes that criminal justice reforms designed to allow more Maryland defendants to be released without posting exorbitant bail have backfired in one important respect: The percentage of defendants denied bail has risen dramatically. … Continue reading

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Angelos Law Center named to Md. architectural ‘must see’ list

UB’s John and Frances Angelos Law Center is among 25 “must see” structures in Maryland, according to a recent report by USA TODAY and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The 12-story Angelos Law Center, designed by Behnisch Architekten and … Continue reading

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Heading for the beach? Don’t miss the alumni reception!

Join us for an alumni reception during the MSBA Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will take place in the Horizons Main Bar at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel (10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842). Click … Continue reading

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Pretrial Justice Clinic issues report summing up inaugural year

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Pretrial Justice Clinic, or PTJC, has just published a report that summarizes its work during the 2016-17 academic year and presents its findings and recommendations so far. Click here to read a flipbook … Continue reading

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