Monthly Archives: August 2017

A happy crowd: Annual student organization fair fills lobby

The law school’s Student Bar Association sponsored the annual student organization fair, held Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 30, 2017) in the lobby of the John and Frances Angelos Law Center. Judging from the happy din that rose through the building, the … Continue reading

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Epps: Trump has no authority to launch a ‘preventive’ strike

Professor Garrett Epps, writing today in The Atlantic, warns that Donald Trump does not have the authority to launch a “preventive” strike against North Korea. In “Trump Doesn’t Have the Authority to Attack North Korea Without Congress” (Aug. 30, 2017), … Continue reading

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Donate today! UB BLSA school-supply drive helps youngsters

The UB School of Law’s Black Law Students Association is conducting a school-supply drive for youngsters at Garrett Heights Elementary School in Baltimore. What’s needed: pencils, notebooks, folders, erasers, tissues, hand sanitizer, dry-erase markers, copy paper, Post-It notes — and … Continue reading

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Sept. 12: Paulette Brown to deliver Constitution Day keynote

Join University of Baltimore students, faculty and staff on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, to celebrate Constitution Day. The day’s keynote address will be given by Paulette Brown, the immediate past president of the American Bar Association and the first woman … Continue reading

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Wehle in The Sun: Presidential pardon power is not absolute

In an op-ed published today in The Baltimore Sun, Professor Kimberly Wehle argues that President Donald Trump’s use of Article II pardon power in the case of former Sheriff Joseph Arpaio has serious implications for American democracy. Also dangerous are repeated assertions … Continue reading

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Dolin op-ed: U.S. must protect intellectual property rights

Professor Gregory Dolin contributed an op-ed to The Washington Times, “The Comcast-TiVo dispute isn’t close enough for instant replay” (Aug. 17, 2017), about a TiVo-Comcast dispute and the federal government’s role in making sure intellectual property rights are enforced. Comcast … Continue reading

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Storytelling & lawyering: Johnson, co-author publish new text

Professor Margaret Johnson and Carolyn Grose are the authors of Lawyers, Clients & Narrative: A Framework for Law Students and Practitioners, just published by Carolina Academic Press. A text for law school experiential courses, the book focuses on narrative and storytelling as … Continue reading

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