Quoted in The Atlantic, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Daniel Hatcher says the American prison system treats inmates and their families as a "revenue opportunity." Noting that jails and prisons use "video visitation" technology - provided by private contractors and charged to prisoners up to $1 per minute plus fees - Hatcher says the technology "is a link in the whole system that sees inmates," and the "broader vulnerable family" as a "revenue opportunity."
Aneesa Khan, J.D. '17, will be honored this week by the National Lawyers Guild as the recipient of the C.B. King Award, which is given annually to just one law student (or recent law graduate) in the nation.
Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, talks to NPR about the nature of federal investigations - the differences between what a committee appointed by Congress and one coming from the Department of Justice, in the way they behave and what they reveal to the public.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Amy Sloan will revise Richard C. Wydick's Plain English for Lawyers, the classic work that has been described by The New York Times as "the most popular legal text today." Said Sloan, "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to work on Plain English for Lawyers. It's a tremendous honor to contribute to this legendary book."
An article in The Baltimore Sun details the work of students and lawyers in the University of Baltimore's Human Trafficking Prevention Project, where efforts are underway to expunge the records of survivors of human trafficking.