Quoted by Bloomberg News, Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, predicts that Democrats will sue to try to stop President Trump's declaration of a national emergency over funding for a southern border wall. Tiefer says that future government-funding bills may specifically forbid such appropriations.
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will deliver the keynote address for the University of Baltimore School of Law Commencement on May 13 at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore.
Ten years after the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act became law, the pay gap between men and women has narrowed slightly. But it's still a significant gap. Writing in The Conversation, UB's Venable Professor of Law Michele Gilman explores the reasons for this persistent inequity and discusses ways to close the gap. Gilman is director of the Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic and co-director of the School of Law's Center on Applied Feminism.
Thirteen students were inducted Jan. 28 into the Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society, which recognizes University of Baltimore School of Law students who have distinguished themselves academically after completing 32 credits.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Steven Grossman weighs the usefulness of narratives in the pursuit of justice - and finds them lacking, such as in the prosecution of the murder of a young girl in Houston. While the narrative power of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements can shed light on patterns of injustice, he says, the need for specificity in a legal case should obliterate the efficacy of a story with a built-in assumption.