Monthly Archives: November 2019

Join the Movement: Support the UB School of Law’s Programs on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3

On Dec. 3, the School of Law will once again participate in the University-wide Giving Tuesday campaign – a day when the entire School of Law community comes together to celebrate and strengthen the programs, experiences and people that make … Continue reading

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Three Men Exonerated After 36 Years in Prison; UB Innocence Project Aided in Investigation into Erroneous Conviction

Exonerations of the wrongly convicted can only be described as bittersweet. The joy at finally being found not guilty and released from prison is tragically tinged with the loss of so many years behind bars and so much suffering endured. … Continue reading

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Kosovo Welcomes UB School of Law Prof. Emeritus Eric Easton as Fulbright Specialist on Challenges of Digital News

Professor Emeritus Eric B. Easton recently returned from Kosovo, part of the former Yugoslavia, where he spent two weeks as a Fulbright Specialist at the University of Prishtina. Here is his first-person account of his experience. I was asked to … Continue reading

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UB School of Law’s BLSA Chapter Plans ‘Night Without a Home’ to Educate Students About Homelessness

On Friday, Nov. 22, in observance of national Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the University of Baltimore Black Law Students Association will host an overnight event to allow students to experience the conditions of homelessness (lack of heat and shelter) … Continue reading

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Water Affordability Bill, Fought for by UB School of Law’s Community Development Clinic, Passes City Council

A bill that will update Baltimore’s antiquated billing system for water passed the City Council on Nov. 18 and is headed to the desk of Mayor Jack Young, who introduce the measure a year ago and has promised to sign … Continue reading

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Students in UB School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic Practice Creative Advocacy at SCOTUS DACA Hearing

On November 12, 2019, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments concerning the possible end of DACA: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic students and faculty traveled to the Supreme Court to … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Student Organizations Lead Children’s Book Drive for Local Elementary School

Two student organizations, Parents in Law School (PILS) and Student Insurance Law Association (SILA) have partnered to donate children’s books to Fort Worthington Elementary School in east Baltimore. They are collecting books in a drop box by the 6th floor … Continue reading

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