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Tiefer: GSA has its ‘head in the sand’ about Trump conflicts

Professor Charles Tiefer was quoted in a Bloomberg Law Federal Contracts Report about a $1.7 billion contract to build a new FBI headquarters near Washington. Vornado Realty Trust, a company with ties to President Donald Trump and to Trump’s son-in-law, … Continue reading

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Claudia Diamond receives USM Board of Regents staff award

Claudia Diamond, J.D. ’95, the law school’s director of academic support and co-founder of the Legal Writing Center, has won a University System of Maryland Board of Regents staff award for her “exceptional contribution” to the law school, Dean Ronald … Continue reading

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Oxford men: Sellers and Hubbard enjoy sabbatical in England

Professors Mortimer Sellers and William Hubbard spent the spring term on sabbatical at Oxford University in England. Sellers, the H.L.A. Hart Fellow of Jurisprudence, delivered a talk at Oxford’s University College on May 16 titled “Law, Reason, and Emotion,” which Hubbard … Continue reading

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2L William Suggs wins fellowship to work with union in D.C.

William Suggs, a 2L, has been awarded a 10-week summer fellowship by the Peggy Browning Fund. Suggs will work at the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union in Washington, D.C. Before entering law school, Suggs was a researcher … Continue reading

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AFRO highlights Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program was highlighted in a June 16 article in The AFRO. Addressing this year’s scholars on June 7 was former Tuskegee Airman Dr. Robert M. Higginbotham Sr., the father … Continue reading

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Jill Green publishes article, wins 5K race at MSBA convention

Assistant Dean for Law Placement Jill Green took first place in the women’s 5K race during the Maryland State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Sun Run on Friday (June 16) in Ocean City. (See story in The Daily Record, which sponsored … Continue reading

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Has Maryland bail reform backfired? In article, Starger says no.

Daily Record reporter Heather Cobun, J.D. ’13, writes that criminal justice reforms designed to allow more Maryland defendants to be released without posting exorbitant bail have backfired in one important respect: The percentage of defendants denied bail has risen dramatically. … Continue reading

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