University of Baltimore School of Law Professor J. Amy Dillard is the co-author of a New York Times op-ed concerning the case of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who hanged himself in prison after being convicted of murder. An autopsy determined that Hernandez had an advanced case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., a degenerative brain disease. In the op-ed, Prof. Dillard considers whether C.T.E. could be cited in a criminal defense.
Five law students have been appointed as Legal Writing Fellows for the University of Baltimore School of Law's Legal Writing Center for the 2017-18 academic year. They will help their fellow law students navigate the many writing assignments that come with law school.
Kenneth Lasson, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that UB's invitation to have U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speak at Commencement is in keeping with the understanding that "universities should countenance different, even controversial, points of view."
Elizabeth Keyes, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of the school's Immigrant Rights Clinic, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the drawing down of the DACA program should prompt Congress to craft a legislative solution to the nation's pressing problems with immigration.