Monthly Archives: November 2018

UB Students for Public Interest to Raise Money for Student Fellowships 

Understanding the financial challenges those committed to public interest law face, UB Students for Public Interest, along with the School of Law and the Maryland Legal Services Corporation, has provided stipends to student fellows working at public-interest organizations each summer. Without this support, these organizations could not otherwise afford to compensate law students for their work. Continue reading

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Join the Movement: Support the School of Law on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27

This year, on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, the School of Law is encouraging gifts to fund four specific needs: our clinical program, public interest student fellowships, an annual staff award and resources for faculty scholarship. Continue reading

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Prof. Jaros on How Police Agencies Inflate Clearance Rates for Rape Cases

Across the country, dozens of law enforcement agencies are making it appear as though they have solved a significant share of their rape cases when they simply have closed them, according to an investigation by Newsy, Reveal from The Center … Continue reading

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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 sites Soapbox Cincinnati and Freshwater Cleveland, UB School of Law Professor David Jaros expressed his views about the pros and cons of drug courts. Prof. Jaros, … 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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