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About University of Baltimore School of Law

The University of Baltimore School of Law provides a rigorously practical education, combining doctrinal coursework, intensive writing instruction, nationally renowned clinics and community-based learning to ensure that its graduates are exceptionally well prepared to practice law.

UB School of Law’s Human Trafficking Prevention Project Sees Progress After Lobbying Md. Legislature for Vacatur Bill

An important piece of legislation to help sex-trafficking survivors move on with their lives passed an important hurdle in the legislature on March 19. The House passed the bill, which removes certain criminal convictions from sex-trafficking survivors’ records, 131-7. The … Continue reading

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Prof. Bessler Discusses Capital Punishment as Guest on National Constitution Center Podcast

UB School of Law Prof. John Bessler, one of the nation’s leading scholars on capital punishment, was one of two guests on a March 14 podcast on the topic produced by the National Constitution Center. Find the full 49-minute podcast … Continue reading

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Law Student Adrianne Blake Wins Award for Volunteer Service from Military Spouse J.D. Network

Adrianne Blake, UB School of Law Class of 2019, has won the 2018 Making the Right Moves Volunteer Service Award from the Military Spouse J.D. Network, an organization that supports lawyers who have spouses in the military. She joined MSJDN … Continue reading

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UB School of Law’s Elizabeth Paige Wins Newman Civic Fellow Award for Student Leadership

Elizabeth Paige, a member of the University of Baltimore School of Law Class of 2020, is the winner of a prestigious Newman Civic Fellow Award. It was established to honor student leaders dedicated to creating lasting change and building a better … Continue reading

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Tax Moot Court Team Gets High Marks at 2019 National Competition, Placing Third in Oral Argument

The UB School of Law Tax Moot Court Team was named second runner-up for oral argument in the 2019 National Tax Moot Court Competition, held Mar. 9-10 at the University of Florida (Levin) College of Law in Gainesville, Fla. The … Continue reading

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Donations Are Still Being Accepted for UBSPI, Which Brought in Over $26,000 for Student Grants via 25th Annual Auction

If you weren’t able to attend the UBSPI Auction on Feb. 22, you definitely missed a great evening. But you still have a chance to support this important cause! Even though we raised $26,675 to support summer public interest fellowships … Continue reading

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Prof. Tiefer On U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis, Who Gave Paul Manafort a “Weak” Prison Sentence

In sentencing former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort to 47 months for tax and bank fraud, the federal judge’s departure from both sentencing guidelines and the prosecution’s recommendation shocked many legal observers. In a Mar. 7 ruling viewed as a … Continue reading

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