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Lasson hails Trump plan to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

An op-ed by Professor Kenneth Lasson hails President Donald Trump’s announcement this week that the United States now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will next year move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Other commentators have warned … Continue reading

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In op-ed, Koller lauds Olympic committee’s actions on Russia

Associate Dean Dionne Koller contributed an op-ed to U.S. News & World Report about the International Olympic Committee’s announcement Tuesday that, among other moves, it would suspend Russia’s Olympic Committee and ban Russian officials from the upcoming Winter Games. The … Continue reading

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Pretrial Justice Clinic op-ed: Judges misinterpret new bail law

Students from the Pretrial Justice Clinic (PTJC) contributed an op-ed to The Baltimore Sun about judges’ misinterpretation of a recent Maryland judicial rule enacted to combat the scourge of money bail. Read “Baltimore judges misinterpret new rule to mean no bail – … Continue reading

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Wehle in demand as media’s questions about authority multiply

Professor Kimberly Wehle has been a sought-after commentator following the recent accusations of sexual misconduct by prominent men in Hollywood and Washington. The general question for Wehle: Why have men in Hollywood been fired abruptly while men in Washington, or … Continue reading

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‘All the way down to the wire’: Tiefer on government shutdown

Professor Charles Tiefer told Marketplace reporter Kimberly Adams that he thinks Congress will not approve legislation to fund the government, triggering a partial government shutdown this week. “I think it will go all the way down to the wire,” Tiefer … Continue reading

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UB School of Law and Notre Dame sign articulation agreement

The University of Baltimore School of Law and Notre Dame of Maryland University signed an articulation agreement Monday that will allow qualified Notre Dame undergraduates to begin law school at UB after their junior year. Students would need a grade … Continue reading

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Grossman advice to Alabama voters: Be fair but don’t be fooled

Dean Julius Isaacson Professor of Law Steven Grossman contributed an op-ed to The Baltimore Sun about Roy Moore, the Alabama GOP Senate candidate who has been accused by several women of having made unwanted sexual advances when they were teenagers and he … Continue reading

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