Monthly Archives: February 2018

Wehle on Rick Gates’s guilty plea: ‘Very serious implications’

Professor Kimberly Wehle appeared on CNN last week to discuss the significance of former Trump campaign official Rick Gates’s guilty plea to criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. Wehle, a … Continue reading

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March 30: Don’t miss UB BLSA’s 39th Annual Awards Banquet!

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Black Law Students Association (UB BLSA) cordially invites you to its 39th Annual Awards Banquet: Friday, March 30, 2018 6-10 p.m. Holiday Inn Baltimore-Inner Harbor 301 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21201 The … Continue reading

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In The Sun, Smalkin and Jaros discuss a relic of common law

Professors Frederic Smalkin and David Jaros were quoted in a Feb. 22 Baltimore Sun story about an Eastern Shore man who was convicted this week on the criminal charge of attempting suicide. The rare charge is a relic of English common … Continue reading

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Professor Byron Warnken, aka ‘Mr. UB,’ will retire this spring

Byron L. Warnken, the legendary University of Baltimore School of Law professor known to many as “Mr. UB,” will retire this spring. He has been at the law school for 45 years – starting as an evening student in 1973 … Continue reading

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Bessler receives USM Regents’ Faculty Award for scholarship

Professor John Bessler is one of two University of Baltimore professors to receive a University System of Maryland Regents’ Faculty Award for 2018. Bessler received the Excellence in Scholarship, Research, or Creative Activity award. Dr. Andrea Cantora of UB’s College … Continue reading

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Juvenile Justice Project student testifies about parole reform

Juvenile Justice Project student-attorney Karilyn Lee testified yesterday before Maryland’s House Judiciary Committee in support of legislation to reform the parole process. House Bill 846 would remove the governor from the parole process for individuals serving life terms. While the … Continue reading

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UB Public Interest online auction is live — start bidding!

Today marks the official start of the online portion of the 24th Annual UB Public Interest Gala & Auction. Beginning at 12 p.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 16, you can visit biddingforgood.com/ubspi and bid on the items listed online. The … Continue reading

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Attention UB: The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress*

… so don’t delay, submit your work today! The 2018 editorial staff of Skelter is seeking submissions for the spring 2018 issue of the University of Baltimore’s literary journal, which is written exclusively by members of the UB community. You … Continue reading

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Student, a former NFL player, backs tackle football ban for kids

UB School of Law student Madieu Williams, a former University of Maryland and NFL player, is supporting a bill that would prohibit children in Maryland public schools from playing tackle football until they are in high school, The Baltimore Sun … Continue reading

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March 5: Court of Special Appeals of Md. to sit at law center

You are invited to attend the sitting of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland at the University of Baltimore School of Law on Monday, March 5, 2018. The court will be in session from 9:30 a.m. to noon in … Continue reading

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