Monthly Archives: March 2019

Don’t Miss the 3rd Annual Law Alumni Awards Banquet on May 16 at the Columbus Center

The UB Law Alumni Association will host its 3rd Annual Law Alumni Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 16 at the Columbus Center, 701 E. Pratt St., in the Inner Harbor. The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. This year, … Continue reading

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Fifty UB School of Law Students Gave Back to the Community During Alternative Spring Break

During spring break, March 17-23, students had opportunities to participate in Alternative Spring Break, organized by the Law Career Development Office. Fifty law students took part in 15 different pro bono activities — led by organizations such as Maryland Legal … Continue reading

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UB Law Alumnus Keith Showstack Describes Helping Chris Wilson Get a Second Chance After a Life Sentence

Chris Wilson got a life sentence for a murder at age 17. After an initial period of despair in a Maryland prison, he found it within himself to dream of a better future, determined to one day walk out a … Continue reading

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Over a Tense Weekend Waiting for Details on the Mueller Report, UB School of Law Faculty Shed Light on the Issues

Over the past several days, as the nation watched and waited for details of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, then learned of Attorney General William Barr‘s summary of that report, UB School of … Continue reading

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A Letter from New Zealand: Prof. Starger Reports on the Nation’s Response to an Act of Terror on its Soil

Prof. Colin Starger has been on sabbatical this semester in Wellington, New Zealand. Here he shares his thoughts on a recent tragedy there, and its aftermath, with photos. As an American on sabbatical in New Zealand, I have been inspired … Continue reading

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Prof. Gilman: Data Privacy Has Become ‘a Luxury’ Not Available to the Poor

In two recently published articles, Venable Professor of Law Michele Gilman argued that underprivileged Americans are unduly burdened by having to share a wealth of personal data in order to receive government benefits. Should that data then be compromised, she … Continue reading

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UB School of Law’s Human Trafficking Prevention Project Sees Progress After Lobbying Md. Legislature for Vacatur Bill

An important piece of legislation to help sex-trafficking survivors move on with their lives passed an important hurdle in the legislature on March 19. The House passed the bill, which removes certain criminal convictions from sex-trafficking survivors’ records, 131-7. The … Continue reading

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