Monthly Archives: November 2018

Prof. Daniels on What’s at Stake in the Georgia Vote Certification Effort

One week after the midterm elections, votes are still being counted in Florida and Georgia, with tight races hanging in the balance. Even more at stake, however, is the battle for access to the ballot, 50 years after the civil … Continue reading

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Prof. Meyerson Opines on Maryland AG’s Suit Challenging Whitaker Appointment

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion Nov. 13 in federal court challenging President Donald Trump‘s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general after the ouster last week of Jeff Sessions. Frosh’s motion in U.S. District Court in Baltimore argues … Continue reading

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Prof. Jaros: Drug Court Judges Should Be Flexible When it Comes to Relapsed Offenders

In a Nov. 13 story about the effectiveness of Ohio’s 245 specialty courts in the online news site Soapbox Cincinnati, UB School of Law Professor David Jaros expressed his views about the pros and cons of drug courts. Prof. Jaros, a … Continue reading

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In Bob Parsons Clinic, Students Support Veterans with Legal, Administrative Challenges

At 11 a.m. today, the University of Baltimore will mark Veterans Day with a brief ceremony near the flagpoles on Gordon Plaza. President Kurt L. Schmoke will deliver remarks, and officials from The Bob Parsons Veterans Center will join members of the … Continue reading

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Law School to Host Nov. 15 Panel on Maryland Football, Athlete Abuse and the Legal Structure of Sport

The tragic death this past June of University of Maryland, College Park football player Jordan McNair, following complications from heatstroke at team practice, has led to scrutiny of the school’s athletic program, and of college sports programs nationwide. Law professors … Continue reading

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Author Tanya K. Hernández to Discuss Her Book on Multiracial Discrimination on Nov. 15

As the mixed-race population in the United States grows, some hold the mistaken belief that racial mixture will bring an end to racism. In her book, Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed Race Stories of Discrimination, author Tanya Kateri Hernández writes … Continue reading

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A Passion for Pro Bono Drives School of Law Alumna Michelle McGeogh

This weekend, Michelle McGeogh will make her way to Lumpkin, Ga., to a detention facility “in the middle of nowhere,” to spend a week helping detained immigrants prepare for interviews in pursuit of asylum with the Department of Homeland Security. … Continue reading

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