Monthly Archives: January 2019

Prof. Gilman: Why the Gender Pay Gap Continues to Exist

Ten years after the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act became law in 2009, the pay gap between men and women has narrowed very slightly. Today, the average female worker earns about 80 cents for every dollar that a man earns, … Continue reading

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Thirteen Students Join Shannonhouse Honor Society

Thirteen students were inducted Jan. 28 into the Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society, which recognizes University of Baltimore School of Law students who have distinguished themselves academically after completing 32 credits.. The minimum grade point average for induction is … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Plans Two Symposia for April

April will be a very busy month at University of Baltimore School of Law. Two exciting symposia will take place on campus, sponsored by the Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts (CFCC) and the Center on Applied Feminism. … Continue reading

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Prof. Closius Grilled By Ninth Circuit Panel in NFL Drug Suit

As he presented his argument to a Ninth Circuit panel in an effort to revive a proposed class action against the National Football League by former players, Professor Phillip Closius was strongly challenged by the judges about the timing of the … Continue reading

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Prof. Epps: Supreme Court Could ‘Supersize’ the Second Amendment

A Jan. 22 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to grant review in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York, New York is likely to give lower courts the constitutional “test” they could apply to … Continue reading

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Prof. Higginbotham Describes Five ‘Heroes of American Dissent’

When it comes to civil rights, progress is largely incremental. In a recent radio program, Heroes of American Dissent, produced by Virginia Humanities, Dean Joseph Curtis Professor of Law F. Michael Higginbotham talked about individuals who took bold steps to … Continue reading

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Prof. Steven Grossman: Made-Up Narratives Don’t Serve Justice

“We live in a world dominated by narrative,” writes UB School of Law Prof. Steven Grossman in a Jan. 20 Baltimore Sun op-ed. They are useful as a kind of shorthand by “taking the specific and generalizing it” into a … Continue reading

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