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UB Hosts Panel Discussion on the Importance of Housing

In remarks to a sellout crowd at the University of Baltimore, Richard Rothstein described the widespread consequences of decades of racial segregation in housing. Children who live in segregated communities often lack access to quality schools, and their ability to … Continue reading

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Prof. Meyerson Offers Preview of Supreme Court Term in WYPR Radio Interview

The Supreme Court began its new term this week with just eight justices on the bench. How does the empty seat influence which cases the court decides to hear, and how the justices rule? In today’s On the Record program … Continue reading

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The ‘Machinery of Death’ is Back on the Docket

“From this day forward,” Justice Harry Blackmun announced in 1994, “I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.” Blackmun had long been in favor mandatory death sentences. But after 25 years of support, he said, he felt “morally and intellectually … Continue reading

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Perspectives on The Unique Path of In-House Counsel

For those who choose the unique path of in-house counsel, it can be a very fulfilling career. In the Fall 2018 issue of Baltimore Law, three UB School of Law alumni describe the rewards and challenges of corporate lawyering. Here’s … Continue reading

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Juvenile Sentencing Reform Project Receives Award

A juvenile justice advocacy group with roots at the University of Baltimore School of Law has received the Alan J. Davis Award for exemplary legal representation in a matter involving the public good. The award, to the Maryland Juvenile Lifers … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Discussion of Kavanaugh Hearings

The Senate confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been a traumatic time for the country, and a tumultuous one for the rule of law. People have lots of questions and concerns about how the confirmation process is … Continue reading

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Prof. Wehle Explores Legal Takeaways from ‘Sad Day’ for Supreme Court

The nation was riveted to the momentous Sept. 27 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, in which Judge Brett Kavanaugh vociferously defended himself from allegations of sexual assault following poignant testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, a high school acquaintance who brought those … Continue reading

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