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13 alums at Whiteford Taylor Preston named ‘Super Lawyers’

Whiteford Taylor Preston announced that 41 of its attorneys have been named “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” in Maryland and Kentucky for 2018. Of that number, 13 are University of Baltimore School of Law graduates. The firm has more than 160 … Continue reading

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26 students spend the winter break studying law in Curaçao

Professor and Practitioner in Residence Lisa Sparks reports that 26 law students are taking part in this winter’s study-abroad program in Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island located about 40 miles north of the coast of Venezuela. The 16th annual program in comparative … Continue reading

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LL.M. LOTUS program: A fantastic choice for foreign students

An article about the University of Baltimore School of Law’s LL.M. LOTUS (Law of the United States) program is featured on the website of Study International. Read “Study law at the University of Baltimore: A fantastic choice for foreign students.” … Continue reading

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Jan. 23: Examining criminal justice reform in Md. after ‘Unger’

In the 2012 Unger v. State decision, the Maryland Court of Appeals recognized that an instruction long provided by Maryland judges to juries was structurally flawed and fundamentally unfair. As a result, more than 130 prisoners serving life sentences for violent crimes were … Continue reading

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Tax professionals: Get up to speed quickly on the new tax law

Attention tax professionals: With major tax legislation just enacted, it’s time to get up to speed quickly on the new law’s practical implications. The University of Baltimore’s Graduate Tax Program, with its skilled, experienced faculty and comprehensive curriculum, is the … Continue reading

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Gilman: Three myths that Republicans peddle about the poor

Venable Professor of Law Michele Gilman contributed an article to The Conversation detailing what she called “myths” about the poor put forth by Republicans as they push through a tax plan that would lower taxes on the well-to-do and weaken the … Continue reading

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Hiring the fox: Tiefer in the Times on EPA’s choice of consultant

Professor Charles Tiefer was quoted this weekend in a New York Times article about the actions of a consulting firm and, in particular, those of Allan Blutstein, a vice president at the firm, Definers Public Affairs. The Times reported that Definers … Continue reading

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