Monthly Archives: July 2019

UB School of Law Prof. Garrett Epps: Justice Stevens Was ‘A Living Link to the Great Age of American Law’

Writing in The Atlantic, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Garrett Epps considered the impact of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died July 16, as “a living link to the great age of American law, and the American … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Professors React to News of Resumption of Federal Executions by Justice Department

Several UB School of Law faculty reacted strongly to the July 25 announcement from the U.S. Department of Justice that executions will resume for the first time in almost 20 years. “Attorney General William Barr announced today that the federal … Continue reading

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UB to Offer New Graduate Course on Maryland Taxation

Maryland, like all states, has a complex system for taxation. While it might be expected that a state system would be just a smaller version of the federal tax system, the reality is that Maryland has a wide assortment of … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Alumnus Brad Shear Leads Charge to Protect Digital Data Privacy of Students

When Brad Shear, J.D. ’98, learned that his son was accused of making an inappropriate online search by his second grade teacher, Shear, a digital privacy lawyer, immediately became concerned that this incident might haunt his son’s digital reputation indefinitely. So … Continue reading

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With ICE Raids Expected in Baltimore Soon, UB School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic Shares Resources

News outlets are reporting that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will begin conducting mass raids in select cities across the country, including Baltimore, within days. These raids will allegedly target families with final orders of removal from Central America who … Continue reading

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Maryland Governor Taps UB School of Law Alumna Tiffany Robinson for Secretary of Labor Post

Tiffany Robinson, J.D. ’01, was chosen to become Maryland’s next Secretary of Labor, Gov. Larry Hogan announced July 9. Since 2016, Robinson has been serving as deputy chief of staff in the governor’s office, where she advises on labor, housing, education, … Continue reading

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The Nation’s First Post-J.D. Certificate in Family Law — Now Offered Online

Family law is an exploding field, with over 40 percent of trial court filings in Maryland relating to family law. In addition, family law cases are becoming increasingly complex, as they so often involve social and behavioral issues, individuals in … Continue reading

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