Monthly Archives: May 2019

UB to Host Free Veterans’ Legal Assistance Conference and Training on June 7

The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic will sponsor the 11th Annual Veterans’ Legal Assistance Conference & Training on Friday, June 7. The free conference includes Veterans Administration benefits training for attorneys, as well as presentations on Veterans Treatment Courts and … Continue reading

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Student-Attorney in UB School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic Describes Working with Latinx Clients

This blog post was written by Stephen Gaines, student-attorney in the UB School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic. Tonight, a young mother will collect her children, venture out the door, and walk down her street in Central America to begin … Continue reading

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Rod Rosenstein Urges Adherence to Principle in May 13 Address to UB School of Law Graduates

In his May 13 commencement address to graduates at the University of Baltimore School of Law, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stuck to the high road, speaking of the importance of knowing who you are, how you want … Continue reading

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Student Adanna Smith Finds Outlet for Her Passions in Law School, Moot Court Competitions

When Adanna Smith started college, she wanted to be a doctor. As an undergraduate at the University of Dayton majoring in biology, she took a class with a professor from Cameroon. After learning from him how dire the health care … Continue reading

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UB Innocence Project Clinic Helps Gain Exoneration of Wrongly Convicted Man; Brother Also Exonerated

After serving 25 years in prison following wrongful convictions for conspiracy to commit murder, brothers Kenneth “J.R.” McPherson, 45, and Eric Simmons, 48, were fully exonerated on May 3 and went home to their families. The exonerations were sought by … Continue reading

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Meet the Five Award Winners Being Honored at UB School of Law’s May 16 Alumni Banquet

Five accomplished and inspiring UB School of Law alumni will be recognized at the 3rd Annual Law Alumni Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 16 at the Columbus Center, 701 E. Pratt St., in downtown Baltimore. Buy your tickets to the … Continue reading

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Baltimore Exoneree Attends National Conference on Wrongful Incarceration with UB Innocence Project Clinic Faculty

Clarence Shipley Jr. got long-overdue justice when he was released from prison last December after being exonerated for a slaying he did not commit. He served 27 years in prison, proclaiming his innocence the entire time. Mr. Shipley and his wife,  … Continue reading

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