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University of Baltimore Law Dean Weich Calls End of Filibuster ‘A Nightmare for Progressives’ in Politico Op-Ed

“With astonishing speed, it’s become conventional wisdom on the left that the filibuster must go,” Dean Ronald Weich’s Politico essay begins. “Having seized full control of the White House and Congress — but just barely — many Democrats naturally see … Continue reading

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April 15 Public Interest and Access-to-Justice Webinar Will Focus on Work of Three University of Baltimore Law Alumni

Over the past year, systemic issues of race, rights and access to justice were brought to light in new ways through the lens of a global pandemic and demonstrations seeking meaningful police reform. The legal community is at the forefront … Continue reading

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Baltimore Law’s 12th Feminist Legal Theory Conference, April 22-23, to Focus on Applied Feminism and Privacy

“Applied Feminism and Privacy” is the theme of this year’s 12th Feminist Legal Theory Conference at the University of Baltimore School of Law, April 22-23. As always, the Center on Applied Feminism’s conference focuses on the intersection of gender and … Continue reading

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University of Baltimore Law’s Dionne Koller Named Co-Chair of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics Commission

Prof. Dionne L. Koller, associate dean at the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of its Center for Sport and the Law, has been named co-chair of the Commission on the State of the United States Olympic and … Continue reading

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School-to-Prison Pipeline, and Maryland Legislative Reform Efforts, Will Be Discussed in April 14 UB Law in Focus Webinar

The school-to-prison pipeline occurs when school systems turn over the discipline of their own students to law enforcement, often through the use of school resource officers stationed at schools. While the nation is debating police reform in our communities, what … Continue reading

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‘Racism is Not a Crime of Hate’: Baltimore Law Prof. Sheldon Lyke Reacts to Attacks on Asian Americans

This blog post by University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Sheldon Bernard Lyke was first published in the Race and the Law Prof Blog. Today marks the #StopAsianHate Virtual Day of Action and Healing. The mayor of Dallas, Eric … Continue reading

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Baltimore Law’s Center for Families, Children and the Courts Celebrates 20th Anniversary with April 8 Event

This year, the Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts (CFCC) marks two important milestones: the 20th anniversary of the founding of CFCC and the 15th anniversary of CFCC’s Truancy Court Program. Under the leadership of Prof. Barbara Babb, … Continue reading

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University of Baltimore Law Partners with State Highway Administration to Investigate Updates to Maryland Laws to Allow Autonomous Vehicles

The University of Baltimore School of Law recently embarked on a joint project with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) to investigate updates to Maryland law to support the safe deployment of connected and automated vehicle … Continue reading

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Baltimore Law Professors Weigh in on Importance of Third-Degree Murder Charge in Derek Chauvin Trial

A Minnesota judge has ruled that third-degree murder will be added to the list of charges on which former police officer Derek Chauvin will be tried in relation to the May 2020 killing of George Floyd. Chauvin now faces an … Continue reading

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Law Alumni ‘Return’ to University of Baltimore to Coach and Evaluate Students Preparing Advance Medical Directives

This week, 18 University of Baltimore School of Law alumni will mentor and evaluate 90 current Trusts and Estates students who are drafting advance medical directives. The March 11 exercise will take place over Zoom, with small groups working in … Continue reading

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