Dionne Koller, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of its Center for Sport and the Law, is part of a national group of opinion leaders working on ideas for building on the success of Title IX, which was passed 40 years ago this year.
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.