Monthly Archives: December 2017

LL.M. LOTUS program: A fantastic choice for foreign students

An article about the University of Baltimore School of Law’s LL.M. LOTUS (Law of the United States) program is featured on the website of Study International. Read “Study law at the University of Baltimore: A fantastic choice for foreign students.” … Continue reading

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Jan. 23: Examining criminal justice reform in Md. after ‘Unger’

In the 2012 Unger v. State decision, the Maryland Court of Appeals recognized that an instruction long provided by Maryland judges to juries was structurally flawed and fundamentally unfair. As a result, more than 130 prisoners serving life sentences for violent crimes were … Continue reading

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Tax professionals: Get up to speed on the new tax law at UB

Attention tax professionals: With major tax legislation just enacted, it’s time to get up to speed on the new law’s practical implications. The University of Baltimore’s Graduate Tax Program, with its skilled, experienced faculty and comprehensive curriculum, is the answer … Continue reading

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Gilman: Three myths that Republicans peddle about the poor

Venable Professor of Law Michele Gilman contributed an article to The Conversation detailing what she called “myths” about the poor put forth by Republicans as they push through a tax plan that would lower taxes on the well-to-do and weaken the … Continue reading

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Hiring the fox: Tiefer in the Times on EPA’s choice of consultant

Professor Charles Tiefer was quoted this weekend in a New York Times article about the actions of a consulting firm and, in particular, those of Allan Blutstein, a vice president at the firm, Definers Public Affairs. The Times reported that Definers … Continue reading

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Tiefer: Delay in seating Doug Jones would be unconstitutional

In a column for Forbes, Professor Charles Tiefer calls out Senate Republicans for planning to delay seating Alabama Senator-Elect Doug Jones until the Senate wraps up its business this year – “business” meaning, primarily, the congressional tax bill. Jones, a … Continue reading

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Former UB law professor and pioneer Perry Wallace dies at 69

Former Professor Perry Wallace, the first African American to receive tenure at the University of Baltimore School of Law, died Dec. 1 at a hospice in Rockville. He was 69 and had suffered from cancer, according to an obituary in … Continue reading

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