Thanks to the efforts of the University of Baltimore's Innocence Project Clinic, a Maryland man has been freed from prison after it was proven that he did not commit an armed robbery. His release required countless hours of effort on the part of several UB Law Clinic students and staff. The man spent nearly a decade behind bars.
A donation of $250,000 from the Baltimore office of global law firm DLA Piper to the University of Baltimore School of Law's new John and Frances Angelos Law Center will allow for the construction of both outdoor and indoor water features for the building, each of which will be named after the firm.
Ronald Weich, the assistant attorney general for legislative affairs in the U.S. Department of Justice and former chief counsel to both U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Edward M. Kennedy, is the new dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law. Weich, a longtime federal official with expertise in criminal justice and legislative process, will begin his tenure as dean in July.
A brief look at recent publications by faculty members in the University of Baltimore School of Law reveals not only a sense of dedication to a particular area of the law in which they are experts - but also a determination to explore and critique legal issues. In the past year alone, more than a dozen books, journal articles and book chapters have been written or edited by law faculty.