Monthly Archives: June 2020

UB Law Prof. Nienke Grossman Signs on to Letter Rebuking Trump Administration on ICC Sanctions

UB Law Prof. Nienke Grossman, co-director of the Center for International and Comparative Law, was among 175 international law scholars who signed a letter urging President Trump to rescind his June 11 authorization of sanctions and visa denials for International … Continue reading

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Student-Attorneys in UB Law’s Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic Score Important Wins for Clients

The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic (VAC) has had many successes assisting veterans with a variety of legal challenges. But the team is celebrating several recent achievements, thanks to the persistence of clinic student-attorneys and the guidance of clinic director … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Professors Higginbotham and Meyerson Urge Legal Community to Do Better on Racial Justice

This opinion essay is reprinted with permission from the June 26 edition of The Daily Record. In the aftermath of the horrific deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Rayshard Brooks, and the nationwide protests calling for social justice, the … Continue reading

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UB Law Professors React to Appellate Decision to Drop Charges in Michael Flynn Case

A federal appeals court on June 24 ordered the presiding judge in the Michael Flynn case to drop charges against the former national security adviser, even though Flynn pleaded guilty and admitted lying to the FBI. The three-judge panel ruled … Continue reading

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Community Advocates, and UB Law Clinic Director, Decry Last-Minute Delay of City Water Justice Legislation

Baltimore Mayor Jack Young has requested a one-year delay for the implementation of the Water Accountability and Equity Act (WAEA), just three weeks before the legislation’s mandated implementation deadline. This push for delay comes after years of the Department of Public … Continue reading

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UB Law Prof. Keyes on Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

This post was written by UB School of Law Prof. Elizabeth Keyes, who is director of its Immigrant Rights Clinic. The Supreme Court’s decision today rejects the Trump administration’s haphazard efforts to undo the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) … Continue reading

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State Approves $4 Million for Two Exonerees; UB Law Innocence Project Aided in Investigation Leading to Release

Two Baltimore brothers exonerated in 2019 after spending 24 years in prison will receive almost $4 million in restitution from the State of Maryland. The Board of Public Works (BPW) approved the payments, along with payments to several other exonerees, … Continue reading

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Coppin State Profiles Career Path of Alumna Keri Hickey, Now UB Law’s Director of Student Support

This post is excerpted from a post on the Coppin State University website. Read the entire article here. Keri Hickey, ’12, studied and worked on both sides of Coppin’s campus. She has been an executive administrative assistant, special assistant, acting … Continue reading

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Landmark SCOTUS Ruling on LGBTQ Protections: UB School of Law Professors Respond

In a surprising move that provided a long-awaited victory for the LGBTQ rights movement, the Supreme Court on June 15 ruled 6-3 that existing federal law forbids job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender status. In its … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Residents Are Treated Like ‘Human ATMs,’ Even During Pandemic, Says UB Law Prof. Daniel Hatcher

This is a reprint of an article UB Law Prof. Daniel L. Hatcher published in the NYU Press blog, From the Square, on May 27, 2020. Hatcher is the author of The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable … Continue reading

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