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┬áSimon 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┬áRule 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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