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Will a Failed ‘Right to Work’ Referendum Ignite a New Labor Movement?

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, voters in Missouri soundly defeated a referendum a right-to-work statute passed by the state legislature and signed by then-Gov. Eric Greitens in 2017. The margin was not close: “no” votes topped “yes,” 937,241 to 452,075, according to … Continue reading

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Remembering Charles Hamilton Houston Jr., Founder of Landmark UB Program for Students Interested in Law

Charles Hamilton Houston Jr., son of a legendary figure in the civil rights movement and a co-founder of the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program, died July 15 in Baltimore. The retired Morgan State University … Continue reading

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Dean Weich on C-SPAN Radio for Talk on Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh, Aug. 3

University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich will appear on C-SPAN Radio’s The Weekly program on Friday, Aug. 3 to discuss the heightening Senate battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The podcast is available on all the … Continue reading

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Former UB Law Adjunct Professor Receives Prestigious Award from Multistate Tax Commission

Sheldon Laskin, who served as an adjunct professor in the University of Baltimore’s Graduate Tax Program from 2001 to 2017, has been selected for the prestigious Paull Mines Award for Outstanding Contribution to State Tax Jurisprudence by the Multistate Tax … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Hosts International Conference on Philosophy of Law

Mortimer Sellers, Regents Professor for the University System of Maryland and director of the Center for International and Comparative Law in the University of Baltimore School of Law, served as lead host for a conference of the world’s leading philosophers of … Continue reading

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Prof. Meyerson: Hamilton Recognized the Importance of Reining in the President

Michael I. Meyerson, the DLA Piper Professor of Law for the University of Baltimore School of Law and an expert in American legal history and constitutional law, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the increased interest in the work of Alexander … Continue reading

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Prof. Wehle: Based on Precedent, Trump is ‘in the Ballpark’ for Indictment or Impeachment

Writing in The Hill, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Kimberly Wehle says President Trump is edging closer to what amounts to an indictment—and the nation needs to prepare itself for an ending to his administration that is sudden, … Continue reading

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