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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’s Ronald Weich Among Nation’s Law School Deans Making Rare Statement Addressing 2020 Election and Attack on Capitol

Deans from 157 of the nation’s law schools — including University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich — made a rare departure from a tradition of impartiality by issuing a Jan. 12 statement condemning the Jan. 6 attack … Continue reading

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University of Baltimore Law Jan. 12 Webinar Will Examine Challenges to the Peaceful Transfer of Power

In the wake of an insurrection at the Capitol building in support of the defeated sitting president, which coincided with a move by some lawmakers to challenge certification of the Electoral College results, the University of Baltimore School of Law … Continue reading

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Was Trump’s Request to Georgia Election Official a Crime? And Was His Lawyer’s Conduct Unethical? Prof. Wehle Shares Her Thoughts on NPR

The now-famous recording of President Trump’s Jan. 2 phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger suggests the president was attempting to interfere with that state’s vote tally from the November election. In a Jan. 4 interview on NPR’s … Continue reading

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Md. Governor Hogan Appoints Two UB Law Alumni to Baltimore City Circuit Court

University of Baltimore School of Law alumni Erik Atas, J.D. ā€™06, and Myshala Middleton, J.D. ā€™10, have been appointed judges on the Baltimore City Circuit Court, the Office of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan reported. In his most recent role, Atas … Continue reading

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UB Law Students Conduct Malpractice Deposition Simulation with Graduating Dental Students at University of Louisville

Earlier this semester, Visiting Prof. Jamie Abrams facilitated an unusual learning experience for first-year students in her Torts/ILS class. They participated in a virtual deposition simulation with graduating dental students and faculty at the University of Louisville, where Abrams taught … Continue reading

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Public Defender and UB Law Alumna Named to Head Baltimore State’s Attorney’s New Sentencing Review Unit

Citing a need to release elderly prisoners with health issues and address the challenge of mass incarceration, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has created a Sentencing Review Unit. She chose UB Law alumna Becky Kling Feldman, J.D. ’02, a former … Continue reading

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UB Law Professors Daniels and Wehle Provide Much-Needed Insight During Election Season and Presidential Transition

Throughout the 2020 election season, University of Baltimore School of Law faculty experts have been a consistent presence in the media and webinar spaces, providing much-needed insight and perspective on issues such as election law, voter suppression, and the limits … Continue reading

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UB School of Law Accepting Nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards

The University of Baltimore School of Law is accepting nominations for its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards program through Jan. 27, 2021. UB Law graduates will be honored in four categories: Byron L. Warnken Alumni Award, Distinguished Judicial Award, Judge Robert … Continue reading

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UB Law Professors Offer Advice to Incoming Biden Administration on Combating the Pandemic, Restoring Rule of Law

As President-Elect Joe Biden begins to put together his Cabinet and governing agenda for his upcoming administration, he faces numerous challenges, from a surging pandemic to a struggling economy. He also has the daunting task, many say, of restoring integrity … Continue reading

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‘Dissecting the Defund the Police Movement’: One UB Law Student’s Analysis

This article was written for the University of Baltimore Law Forum by Candice Miller, a third-year law student and associate editor for Law Forum. It is reprinted with permission. The entire article, with the citations, can be found here. The … Continue reading

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