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Law Professor: Court Missed Evidence of Non-Sectarianism

Law Professor: Court Missed Evidence of Non-Sectarianism

May 12, 2014

Reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court quoting from his book about religious freedom, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson tells The Baltimore Sun that the court's majority missed an important point: The Framers of the Constitution enshrined non-sectarianism in the document, although they expressed their religious faith in their private and quasi-public dealings with each other.

Prof. Michael Meyerson Quoted in Supreme Court Case

Prof. Michael Meyerson Quoted in Supreme Court Case

May 5, 2014

University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson's 2012 book, Endowed By Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America, was cited in a newly decided U.S. Supreme Court case, Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway.

Law Professor: Affirmative Action is Still Needed

Law Professor: Affirmative Action is Still Needed

April 30, 2014

Writing in The New York Times, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Higginbotham says that race-based affirmative action remains an important part of the battle against discrimination.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Hearing on Voting Rights, April 29

Mid-Atlantic Regional Hearing on Voting Rights, April 29

April 18, 2014

The National Commission on Voting Rights is hosting hearings across the country to understand the current landscape of elections, and a session will be held in the School of Law's Moot Court on April 29. Formal panels of witnesses will represent voting rights organizations, community leaders, and other stakeholders, and voters may speak about their own experiences. Voters from Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C., are encouraged to attend or submit testimony online.

Law Professor: State May Have a Case in Possible Health Exchange Lawsuit

Law Professor: State May Have a Case in Possible Health Exchange Lawsuit

April 14, 2014

Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, tells WBAL-TV that the State of Maryland may have a strong case if it decides to sue its prime contractor over rollout problems for the new health exchange.

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