The Hon. Judge John F. Gossart, Jr., J.D. '74, U.S. Immigration Judge and University of Baltimore School of Law adjunct professor, was profiled by The Federal Lawyer, the magazine of the Federal Bar Association, in recognition of his recent retirement. Gossart, who teaches imigration law at UB, practiced law for more than 40 years.
Writing in The Atlantic, Garrett Epps, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, analyzes President Obama's request to Congress for authority to use force against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, and finds the legislative branch actually giving the executive branch even more power.
Gilda Daniels, associate professor in the University of Baltimore of Law, has authored "Lining Up: Ensuring Equal Access to the Right to Vote," a report published by the Advancement Project and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Michael Hayes, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a noted expert on employment law, collective bargaining, workplace discrimination and other tenets of labor law, has been appointed by President Obama as a deputy assistant secretary and director of the Office of Labor-Management Standards in the U.S. Department of Labor. He will take an unpaid, three-year leave of absence from the law faculty.
A drive-up service for paternity testing, featured in an article in The Baltimore Sun, raises concerns for Jane Murphy, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and an expert in family law.
The service, which appears to take a lighthearted approaching to paternity testing, is "not a joke" and can have extremely serious consequences, Murphy said.