Monthly Archives: August 2019

Celebrate Constitution Day Sept. 17 with Prof. Wehle Book Talk and Panel Discussion at UB School of Law

Prof. Kim Wehle’s book, How to Read the Constitution–and Why, has gotten a lot of Americans talking about the relevancy of this document in today’s political landscape. What does the Second Amendment really say about gun ownership? How can we … Continue reading

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Explore the Fascinating Trademark Case of The Slants with Front Man Simon Tam, Sept. 20 at UB School of Law

On Friday, Sept. 20, the UB School of Law and Womble Bond Dickinson LLP will present an evening of discussion and acoustic music with Simon Tam, front man of The Slants, an Asian-American dance-rock band founded to challenge racial stereotypes and … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Alumni Who Are Opioid Litigators React to $572 Million Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

On Aug. 26, an Oklahoma judge concluded that Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries had intentionally misled consumers about the addictive nature of the drugs, action that, in his words, “compromised the health and safety of thousands of Oklahomans” and … Continue reading

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Profs. Wehle and Keyes Respond to Trump Administration Change to Immigration Policy That Ends Flores Agreement

The Trump administration today issued new regulations for detaining migrant children, scrapping more than two decades of protections that limited their time in detention to a maximum 20 days. The new rules, due to take effect Oct. 22–although legal challenges … Continue reading

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Clinic Student-Attorneys Sworn in by The Hon. Shirley Watts, of the Maryland Court of Appeals

Seventy-three UB School of Law students took the oath in an Aug. 22 ceremony to mark the beginning of their work as student-attorneys under Maryland’s Rule 19-220, which allows them to represent clients under a supervising attorney. Associate Dean for Experiential … Continue reading

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Maryland Lynching Truth & Reconciliation Commission to Hold First Public Meeting at UB School of Law

The UB School of Law will host the first public meeting of the new Maryland Lynching Truth & Reconciliation Commission on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom in the Angelos Law Center. The public is invited … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Welcomes New Hires for Student Support and Success

It was a busy summer in the dean’s suite, as some great new people came on board and got acclimated to the law school. Paul Manrique joined the UB School of Law staff in May as assistant dean of students. … Continue reading

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Summer Externship Reflections: Working at the FCC on Homeland Security Policy

Prof. Neha Lall, director of externships at UB School of Law, asked her students to write essays about their summer externship experiences. Here is one of them, by 3L Catherine Kraft. She is concentrating her legal studies in cybersecurity and … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Moves to Maximize Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students

UB School of Law students are now required to earn six credits of experiential learning in order to graduate, three of those serving actual clients. To help students get the most from these experiential learning opportunities, Prof. Margaret Johnson, director … Continue reading

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Jack Rubin, Beloved Criminal Defense Attorney and UB School of Law Alumnus, Passes Away at Age 78

The Baltimore bar lost a beloved and respected colleague this month with the passing of Jack B. Rubin, J.D. ’64, a prominent criminal defense lawyer whose career spanned more than 50 years. Rubin was 78 when he died Aug. 9 … Continue reading

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