Monthly Archives: November 2019

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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UB School of Law Prof. Audrey McFarlane to Speak on Panel About Ongoing Segregation in Baltimore

Author Lawrence Lanahan‘s recent book, The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide, chronicles the history of segregation in Baltimore and why it stubbornly persists today. From the 1968 Fair Housing Act to the 2015 death of … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Prof. Gregory Dolin Soon Heads to Palau to Serve on the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court

Plenty of faculty take sabbaticals to explore areas of academic interest. But beginning in January 2020, Prof. Gregory Dolin will begin an entirely new phase of his legal career, as he dons robes to serve in the Judiciary of the … Continue reading

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Need Help Handling Life’s Challenges? The UB Student Assistance Program is at Your Service

There are times when all of us have felt overwhelmed by challenges, whether they are financial, social, or we’re just not doing so well at coping with everyday life. The stress of trying to balance our studies with work and … Continue reading

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