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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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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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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 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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GSA Head’s Blockage of Biden Transition Signals Blatant Partisanship, UB Law Professors Say

By law, the head of the General Services Administration (GSA) is authorized to trigger the machinery of the Presidential Transition Act, facilitating the transition from outgoing President Trump to President-elect Joe Biden. The agency chief is to make an “ascertainment” … Continue reading

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UB Law Prof. McFarlane Responds to Suit Against Real Estate Firm Redfin, Alleging Discriminatory Practices in Baltimore and Elsewhere

The National Fair Housing Alliance has filed a federal complaint against Redfin, a national real estate firm, alleging the company’s online listing services unlawfully favor white consumers and neighborhoods compared to their nonwhite counterparts in Baltimore and nine other cities. … Continue reading

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UB Law’s November Webinars Feature an Assessment of the ADA at 30 and an Analysis of the Presidential Election

The UB Law in Focus Discussion Series continues in November with Zoom webinars on disability law and the 2020 presidential election. On Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 6 p.m., a panel of experts in disability law will address “The … Continue reading

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UB Law Prof. Nienke Grossman Signs On to Oxford Statement on Foreign Election Interference Through Digital Means

In the midst of the 2020 U.S. election season, with voting well under way, a group of international law scholars and lawyers has issued a Third Oxford Statement on International Law Protections Against Foreign Electoral Interference through Digital Means. UB … Continue reading

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