Monthly Archives: January 2019

Prof. Natalie Ram on ‘DNA Dragnet’ at Arizona Facility Where Patient in Vegetative State Gave Birth

The shocking Dec. 29 birth of a baby to an Arizona woman who has been in a vegetative state for years launched an intense search for the man who raped her. With no specific suspects in mind, Phoenix police obtained … Continue reading

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Prof. Starger Heads to New Zealand for Sabbatical

While the rest of us are shoveling snow this weekend, UB School of Law Professor Colin Starger will be starting his sabbatical in Wellington, New Zealand, where the temperature is about 70 degrees. Prof. Starger, his wife, Professor Jessica Shiller, … Continue reading

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Dean Weich: Five Myths About Congressional Oversight

With a new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, political junkies and opponents of the Trump administration are expecting aggressive oversight of the executive branch. But as UB School of Law Dean Ronald Weich wrote in a Jan. 4 … Continue reading

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Opinion: After Exoneration, Apologies From Government Are Simply Not Enough; Compensation is Needed

There was much rejoicing last month when Clarence Shipley Jr., 47, was completely cleared of all criminal charges in a Baltimore city courtroom after serving 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. The exoneration was the … Continue reading

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