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Clinical Teaching Fellow Nicole McConlogue Receives Bar Association of Baltimore City’s 2019 Fellows Award

UB School of Law clinical teaching fellow Nicole K. McConlogue was honored as the 2019 Fellows Award recipient at the May 30 annual meeting of the Bar Association of Baltimore City. As the clinical fellow for the Saul Ewing Civil … Continue reading

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UB to Host Free Veterans’ Legal Assistance Conference and Training on June 7

The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic will sponsor the 11th Annual Veterans’ Legal Assistance Conference & Training on Friday, June 7. The free conference includes Veterans Administration benefits training for attorneys, as well as presentations on Veterans Treatment Courts and … Continue reading

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UB Innocence Project Clinic Helps Gain Exoneration of Wrongly Convicted Man; Brother Also Exonerated

After serving 25 years in prison following wrongful convictions for conspiracy to commit murder, brothers Kenneth “J.R.” McPherson, 45, and Eric Simmons, 48, were fully exonerated on May 3 and went home to their families. The exonerations were sought by … Continue reading

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Baltimore Exoneree Attends National Conference on Wrongful Incarceration with UB Innocence Project Clinic Faculty

Clarence Shipley Jr. got long-overdue justice when he was released from prison last December after being exonerated for a slaying he did not commit. He served 27 years in prison, proclaiming his innocence the entire time. Mr. Shipley and his wife,  … Continue reading

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Students, Faculty Honored at 25th Annual Awards Ceremony

The UB School of Law held its 25th Annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at the John and Frances Angelos Law Center. The Hon. Cynthia Jones, J.D. ’92, a judge on the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, was … Continue reading

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UB Law Students Visit the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. to Learn About Human Rights

On April 8, 2019, students from three classes at the UB School of Law – International Law, Law and Human Rights, and Immigrant Rights Clinic – traveled to Washington, D.C. for an interactive discussion with staff from the Organization of … Continue reading

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Prof. Peter Edelman Kicks Off Urban Child Symposium on Homelessness at UB School of Law

The theme of homelessness was a timely one for the 11th Annual Urban Child Symposium, because housing insecurity is such a serious, and growing, challenge for inner-city families and youth. As of 2017, 17 percent of the U.S. population was … Continue reading

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