Monthly Archives: October 2019

UB Innocence Project Client Clarence Shipley, Exonerated After 27 Years in Prison, Awarded $2 Million State Settlement

The first big step was being exonerated and released from prison, regaining his freedom. That happened on Dec. 18, 2018. Then on Oct. 30, 2019, the second big step occurred, when Clarence Shipley and four other exonerees learned they would … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Alumnus Eric Backes Heads Back to Jeopardy! Set for Tournament of Champions

As you may recall, UB School of Law alumnus Eric R. Backes, JD ’12, was a contestant on Jeopardy! back in February, winning over $100,000. He was called back to the show in September to tape the two-week Tournament of … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Student Alana Glover Chosen as One of 10 Ms. JD Fellows in the Nation

Alana Glover, Class of 2020, is one of 10 female law students in the United States who have been selected as Ms. JD Fellows. Ms. JD is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the success of aspiring and early-career women … Continue reading

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Judges from Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Cases at UB School of Law on Nov. 13

Three judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will sit in session at the UB School of Law on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Moot Courtroom. The hearings are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. and … Continue reading

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UB School of Law’s Associate Dean Margaret Johnson Takes Menstrual Justice Campaign on the Road

Associate Dean┬áMargaret Johnson, director of the Bronfein Family Law Clinic and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism, recently made a presentation based on her paper, Menstrual Justice,┬áto the Technical Advisory Group for the Menstrual Health and Hygiene Policy Review … Continue reading

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‘400 Years: Slavery and the Criminal Justice System’ Symposium to Take Place at UB School of Law Nov. 15-16

A two-day symposium examining the impact of slavery on the U.S. criminal justice system will bring scholars and historians from across the nation to the University of Baltimore School of Law on November 15 and 16, 2019. Find the complete … Continue reading

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Oct. 22 Gun Violence Seminar at UB School of Law Examines its Legal and Public Health Aspects

“Gun Violence and the Law: What Can We Do?,” a day-long seminar hosted by the Baltimore Bar Foundation, will bring together experts in the legal and public health communities to explore possible solutions to the problem. The event takes place … Continue reading

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