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Read Bessler death-penalty essay in Brookings Institution blog

Professor John Bessler contributed an essay today to the Brookings Institution’s Medium blog. The essay, “The American Death Penalty: a changing legal landscape,” begins: “The death penalty has long been a fixture of the world’s laws. In Draco’s Athenian code, … Continue reading

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77 new student-attorneys are sworn in by Judge Shirley Watts

Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Shirley Watts (standing at microphone at right) administers the oath Tuesday morning to 77 student-attorneys who will take part in the UB School of Law’s clinical program this semester. The law school now has 13 … Continue reading

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Dog days: Alumna and four-footed friend featured in The Sun

Myshala Middleton, J.D. ’10, was featured in an Aug. 16 Baltimore Sun article and video about dog owners who dine out with their four-footed friends. Middleton, an assistant attorney general in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, recently adopted an eight-year-old … Continue reading

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Tiefer in Post on $1B procurement deal, in Forbes on proxy war

Professor Charles Tiefer has had a busy week and it’s only Tuesday. Tiefer was quoted in a front-page Washington Post article, “Inside the administration’s $1 billion deal to detain Central American asylum seekers” (Sunday, Aug. 14). Tiefer, who served on the … Continue reading

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U.S. Tax Court counsel, UB law adjunct Robert Pomerance dies

Robert S. Pomerance, counsel to the chief judge of the U.S. Tax Court from 1992 to 2011 and an adjunct law professor at the University of Baltimore, died June 23, 2016. Pomerance, who also served as an adjunct at several … Continue reading

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New Pretrial Justice Clinic is a focus of Daily Record article

The new Pretrial Justice Clinic was highlighted in a Daily Record story, “New law school courses, clinics delve into criminal justice issues” (Aug. 15). The clinic, led by Professor Colin Starger and clinical fellow Zina Makar, will focus on reforming … Continue reading

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National Law Journal highlights Bessler book on death penalty

A new book edited by Professor John Bessler is the focus of an Aug. 10 National Law Journal article by Marcia Coyle, J.D. ’86, the magazine’s chief Washington correspondent. The book, Against the Death Penalty, includes Justice Stephen Breyer’s dissent in … Continue reading

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