University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Colin Starger will serve as a visiting research professor this spring at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He is developing and preparing to launch a new clinic at UB in January 2020. The Legal Data and Design Clinic will help students boost their technological literacy so they can use data more effectively in their lawyering, as well as better understand the rapidly changing field of technology in the context of intellectual property, privacy, and other areas of the law.
The complete exoneration of a local man who served 27 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit is continuing to generate headlines for the University of Baltimore School of Law's Innocent Project Clinic, which led a successful effort last month to vacate the man's conviction. Innocence Project Clinical Fellow Brianna Ford writes in The Baltimore Sun that the state must compensate those who are wrongly convicted.
Writing in the Washington Post, University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich examines the reach of Congressional oversight, which some have made dubious claims about concerning the future of the Trump administration.
In front of a packed courtroom, Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Geller granted a joint petition for writ of actual innocence that was submitted by the University of Baltimore Innocence Project Clinic and the State's Attorney for Clarence Shipley Jr.
To help equip lawyers with the in-depth and cross-disciplinary knowledge they will need to excel in the field, the University of Baltimore School of Law created the nation's first post-J.D. Certificate in Family Law. It's designed for new attorneys just beginning to practice family law, and for experienced practitioners seeking to add this expertise to their practice. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 1.