Monthly Archives: January 2018

Keyes: Limiting legal immigration spurs rise in illegal migration

Professor Elizabeth Keyes, director of UB’s Immigrant Rights Clinic, was interviewed by WalletHub as part of a project titled “Economic Impact of Immigration by State” (Jan. 30, 2018). “Unfortunately, no,” was Keyes’s response when asked if the Trump administration’s immigration … Continue reading

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Coding for lawyers: Starger helps advance computer literacy

Several local tech-savvy attorneys, including UB School of Law Professor Colin Starger, are working to educate their legal compatriots in the basics of coding, the better to show how computer literacy can enhance the practice of law. Starger, a former … Continue reading

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Order tickets today for the 24th annual UBSPI gala and auction

Join the University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest (UBSPI) for the 24th Annual Public Interest Gala & Auction. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 5:30 to 9 p.m. John and Frances Angelos Law Center 1401 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21201 … Continue reading

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Murphy uses news stories to show power of restorative justice

Using two recent news stories to illustrate her point, Laurence M. Katz Professor of Law Jane Murphy contributed an op-ed to The Baltimore Sun about the power, and success, of “restorative justice.” Read “Restorative justice: healing victims and reducing crime” … Continue reading

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preLaw ranks UB No. 13 for African-American law students

The University of Baltimore School of Law is No. 13 on preLaw magazine’s list of the Top 20 law schools for African-Americans, based on student enrollment, faculty and student services. Read the Winter 2018 cover story, “Best Law Schools for … Continue reading

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Bessler’s new book examines the influence of Cesare Beccaria

Professor John Bessler‘s new book, The Celebrated Marquis: An Italian Noble and the Making of the Modern World, examines the influence of the 18th-century economist and writer Cesare Beccaria, whose ideas helped shape the American and French revolutions, as well as constitutions … Continue reading

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3L Jasmine Pope publishes essay about her clinic experience

Jasmine Pope, a 3L, published a post in the ImmigrationProf blog about her experience last semester representing Bessy, a transgender woman from El Salvador. At first, Pope said, she was nervous about whether Bessy would like her and consider her … Continue reading

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