Monthly Archives: February 2019

What Is, a 2012 Cum Laude Graduate of UB School of Law?

The answer is: Eric Backes. If you’re a “Jeopardy!” fan, you might have seen this confident contestant handily defeat the reigning champion, Bif Reiser, on the Feb. 11 episode. In case you missed it, Backes finished his first appearance with … Continue reading

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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to Speak at UB School of Law Commencement

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will deliver the keynote address for the University of Baltimore School of Law commencement on May 13, 2019, at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric Theatre in Baltimore. Rosenstein, a Bethesda resident … Continue reading

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Prof. Higginbotham on Blackface: ‘It’s Problematic and People Need to Stand Up Against It’

Recent disclosures that several public officials in Virginia and Florida have worn blackface have caused outrage across the nation. It has also prompted some to seek a better understanding of why blackface is so inappropriate and offensive to African-Americans. UB … Continue reading

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‘Networking 101’ Workshop Helps Students Sharpen Their Skills

During a fun, interactive workshop with a panel of lawyers from Montgomery County, UB School of Law students had a chance to develop and practice their “elevator speeches” and overcome jitters about networking. Steven J. Bienstock, president of the Bar … Continue reading

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