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Prof. Daniels on What’s at Stake in the Georgia Vote Certification Effort

One week after the midterm elections, votes are still being counted in Florida and Georgia, with tight races hanging in the balance. Even more at stake, however, is the battle for access to the ballot, 50 years after the civil … Continue reading

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Prof. Meyerson Opines on Maryland AG’s Suit Challenging Whitaker Appointment

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion Nov. 13 in federal court challenging President Donald Trump‘s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general after the ouster last week of Jeff Sessions. Frosh’s motion in U.S. District Court in Baltimore argues … Continue reading

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Prof. Jaros: Drug Court Judges Should Be Flexible When it Comes to Relapsed Offenders

In a Nov. 13 story about the effectiveness of Ohio’s 245 specialty courts in the online news site Soapbox Cincinnati, UB School of Law Professor David Jaros expressed his views about the pros and cons of drug courts. Prof. Jaros, a … Continue reading

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Law School to Host Nov. 15 Panel on Maryland Football, Athlete Abuse and the Legal Structure of Sport

The tragic death this past June of University of Maryland, College Park football player Jordan McNair, following complications from heatstroke at team practice, has led to scrutiny of the school’s athletic program, and of college sports programs nationwide. Law professors … Continue reading

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Prof. Tiefer: New Round of House Investigations Expected in Wake of Anticipated ‘Blue Wave’

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation has been noticeably absent from campaign ads and debates in advance of the Nov. 6 mid-term elections. But this election is expected to have a big impact on how the Mueller probe plays out … Continue reading

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Screening of ‘The Sentence’ and Panel Discussion on Nov. 5 Look at Mandatory Minimum Sentences

First-time filmmaker Rudy Valdez’s The Sentence tells the story of his sister Cindy Shank, a mother of three who received a 15-year mandatory sentence for conspiracy charges related to her deceased ex-boyfriend’s crimes. The documentary offers a searing look at the consequences … Continue reading

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Prof. Emeritus Byron Warnken Receives Icon Honors Award from The Daily Record

Professor Emeritus Byron L. Warnken, who retired earlier this year after 45 years at the University of Baltimore School of Law, has been chosen to receive an Icon Honors award from The Daily Record. He will join 29 other notable Maryland … Continue reading

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