Summer Externship Reflections: Working at the FCC on Homeland Security Policy — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Prof. Neha Lall, director of externships at UB School of Law, asked her students to write essays about their summer externship experiences. Here is one of them, by 3L Catherine Kraft. She is concentrating her legal studies in cybersecurity and emergency management policy, with hopes of ultimately working for the federal government in cybersecurity and […]

via Summer Externship Reflections: Working at the FCC on Homeland Security Policy — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

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After 27 Years Behind Bars, Man is Exonerated of All Charges, Thanks to UB School of Law Innocence Project Clinic — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Clarence Shipley Jr. is going to have a very special Christmas this year. That’s because on Dec. 18, after spending 27 years in prison — more than half of his life — he was exonerated on all charges against him and left the Baltimore city courthouse a free man. In front of a packed courtroom, Circuit […]

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As His Second Term Begins, Gov. Hogan Faces Pressure to Give Juvenile Lifers Opportunities for Parole — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

There are an estimated 2,100 people in prison nationwide who were sentenced to life for crimes they committed when they were 17 or younger. States have begun to eliminate sentences of life without parole for juveniles. Others have implemented alternative sentencing programs to give juvenile offenders a “meaningful opportunity” for release. The changes were prompted by an […]

via As His Second Term Begins, Gov. Hogan Faces Pressure to Give Juvenile Lifers Opportunities for Parole — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Bronfein Family Law Clinic Student-Attorneys Make Progress on Providing Dignity to Menstruating Inmates — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Women are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. prison population. In Maryland, the female inmate population has more than tripled since 1978. Yet correctional facilities have fallen short in responding to the unique personal hygiene needs of this population –specifically, granting them free access to menstrual products. In a Dec. 9 post on Human […]

via Bronfein Family Law Clinic Student-Attorneys Make Progress on Providing Dignity to Menstruating Inmates — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Support the School of Law’s Clinical Program on Giving Tuesday — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the School of Law will once again participate in Giving Tuesday, the national one-day giving campaign following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every gift, big or small, makes a huge impact on the lives of our students and our community. This event is an opportunity to support the School of Law’s […]

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Human Trafficking Project Receives $255K Grant — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

The Human Trafficking Prevention Project at University of Baltimore School of Law has received a $254,957 grant from the Maryland Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention. This funding, which can be renewed for a second year, represents an extension of a previous grant from the agency, for a total of more than $1 million […]

via Human Trafficking Project Receives $255K Grant — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Prof. Gilman Appears on NPR to Weigh the Potential for Ratifying the ERA, Aug. 21 — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

Michele Gilman, the Venable Professor of Law in the University of Baltimore School of Law, director of clinical education and co-director for the school’s Center on Applied Feminism, will appear on the Aug. 21 edition of NPR’s 1A with host Joshua Johnson for a show about the Equal Rights Amendment. The show starts at 10 a.m. on […]

via Prof. Gilman Appears on NPR to Weigh the Potential for Ratifying the ERA, Aug. 21 — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law