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Fall 2013

Baltimore Law 

The magazine of the University of Baltimore School of Law

Lit Up

Brilliant new law center reflects contemporary approach to education.

Vol. 1, No. 1 Baltimore Law is published for alumni and friends of the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Dean RONALD WEICH Editor & Director of Communications HOPE KELLER Director of External Relations LAURIE TERBEEK Assistant Director of Communications & External Relations HEATHER COBBETT Art/Design Direction LANIE BOLOGNA Today Media Custom Communications Reporters HEATHER COBBETT CHARLES COHEN HOPE KELLER JOE SURKIEWICZ Photographers JIM BURGER CHRIS HARTLOVE KEVIN WEBER

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welcome From the Dean Ronald Weich


y first year at the University of Baltimore School of Law has been a fascinating whirlwind of activity and change. I’ve loved every minute of it and learned a lot about this great school. The most unmistakable sign of change at UB is the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center, a sunlit, state-of-the-art, sustainable marvel of design. Though the building is 12 stories tall and clad in white aluminum and glass, it is no ivory tower in the traditional sense. Nor is there any stodginess in the law school’s approach to teaching law at a time when the legal profession is evolving dramatically. The challenges are daunting, but UB is well-positioned to meet those challenges, and I’m proud to be a part of that endeavor. After 30 years of legal practice in the public and private sectors, I wanted an opportunity to help prepare the next generation of lawyers. And I wanted to do that at a school that doesn’t simply adjust to changes in the marketplace but anticipates and helps to shape them. These aren’t small goals, but they’re necessary. To do well by students, and by the communities

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we serve, law schools today must partner with other disciplines. They must equip students to work with the information technology that is transforming the profession. They must give students the chance to gain real-world lawyering experience before graduation. Above all, law schools must be willing to adjust course and remain nimble as the profession is buffeted by change. It’s been a year of hard work but also a year of celebration. Guests who helped open our new law center included Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, as well as Gov. Martin O’Malley, Chief Judge Robert Bell and scores of other Maryland leaders. Many other prominent legal figures, including my former boss, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, visited Baltimore during the year to speak to UB students. We are delighted to share these and other exciting developments with you in this first issue of Baltimore Law. I hope this publication makes you as proud to be a part of the UB community as I am.

Ronald Weich Dean

fall 2013

in this issue: 10


The new John and Frances Angelos Law Center reflects and highlights the modern education offered within.


On the Map Professor Colin Starger plots the genealogy of U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

departments Legal Briefs............................ 04


Annual Giving Report............. 20

The Unconventional Dean

Ronald Weich didn’t come up the academic pipeline. Legal experts call him just right for the job.

Notes .................................... 26 In Closing.............................. 32

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legalbriefs UB School of Law Joins Forces With KIND to Help Young Immigrants


ere’s the scene: A small boy —in his Sunday best and clearly nervous—sits in a large, formal chamber in Baltimore. All around him, other youngsters, some as young as 2 or 3, are standing, sitting, talking, moping. All of them wear an expression that seems to ask: When will this be over? What am I doing here? The children, who are awaiting a hearing in the federal courthouse, have been apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security and are facing deportation. According to KIND—Kids In Need of Defense—23,000 children will arrive alone in the United States in 2013. The national nonprofit, founded by actress and UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie and the Microsoft Corp., provides pro bono legal services to unaccompanied refugee and immigrant children in the United States. In June, UB became the first law school in the nation to house KIND, which works with the Immigrant Rights Clinic. (The group has had an office in Baltimore since 2009.) The problem of children left to fend for themselves is becoming epidemic. According to U.S. Border Control statistics, nearly 25,000 unaccompanied children were apprehended in fiscal year 2012—up from about 8,000 in FY 2008. Most came from Central America, KIND says. The children leave home because of violence, poverty, political turmoil, abandonment and other factors. Most of the children can’t comprehend the legal procedures they face and the options open to them, advocates say. And they do have options: roughly 40 percent of unaccompanied minors detained in federal shelters were eligible for some form of legal status, a 2012 report by the Vera Institute of Justice in New York said. But to fight for legal status—to fight being returned to the places they fled—these children need lawyers. More

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than half of the unaccompanied minors detained do not have legal representation, according to KIND. Back to our scene: An important extra sits next to the boy—a UB law student who is determined to persuade a judge to let the child remain in the United States. The student, too, is nervous. A lot is on the line. But University of Baltimore law clinic leaders say that in most such cases, the government, the judge and the other parties involved find a way for the child to stay. “Generally, we find that the government does not want to just send kids back over the border without knowing what’s going to happen to them,” said Professor Elizabeth Keyes, director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, or IRC. “The technical standard is that the child is abused, abandoned or neglected. Once that is established and the child has legal status, we all work together to find a solution.” Liz Shields, supervising attorney for pro bono programs for KIND in Baltimore, said she hoped the nonprofit could serve as an example of a “different kind of law practice” that offers clinical and nonclinical students the chance to gain practical experience by helping pro bono attorneys. She also said she enjoyed working with the clinic. “I love placing cases with the IRC because rather than wanting one of the ‘neatest’ or most straightforward cases, the IRC welcomes the most difficult and challenging cases which allow for nuanced arguments, often contain ‘bad’ facts and ultimately provide an opportunity for the students to create new legal arguments,” Shields said. “Being located next door to the IRC means they are the first folks I think of when a new case comes through the door.”

A Sampling of News from the Centers

New Fannie Angelos Program: Encouraging Diversity in the Law


$1 million gift from Peter Angelos, LL.B. ’61, has permitted the expansion of the School of Law’s Baltimore Scholars program, an intensive, one-onone approach to enhancing diversity in legal education and in the wider legal community. The five-year-old program has been renamed the Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence after Angelos’ sister, a 1951 UB School of Law graduate. The program, directed by Professors Michael Higginbotham and Michael Meyerson and administered by Lenora Giles, is a partnership with Maryland’s four historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs: Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The program has helped 36 HBCU students enter law school. Each year, eight undergraduate HBCU juniors and seniors are chosen as Baltimore Scholars to take part in a two-week “boot camp,” in which they attend classes, read cases and write assignments for review by law school faculty. The scholars also meet with law students, visit law firms and speak with lawyers and judges. The scholars then enroll in a semester-long Princeton Review LSAT preparation class paid for by the University of Baltimore School of Law. Each scholar is assigned a law faculty adviser and a law student mentor. The scholars are not required to attend law school at the University of Baltimore, but those who complete the program successfully, maintain a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 and score 152 or higher on the LSAT receive a full, three-year scholarship to the University of Baltimore School of Law. This year, four scholars attend the UB School of Law on full, three-year scholarships. A second part of the program provides an LSAT preparation class to more students.

Above: The 2013 Baltimore Scholars (from left): Joshua Dowuona (Morgan State University), Chanel White (Coppin State University), T. Feweh Dempster (Coppin State University), Sandy Sellman (Bowie State University, now a 1L at UB), Glenn George (Morgan State University), Antioneya Hall (Bowie State University), Matthew Bradford (Morgan State University, now a 1L at UB) and Melody Clark (Bowie State University).

n The Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts received several grants in 2013 to support its Truancy Court Program: $83,751 from the Department of Family Administration’s Special Projects Grant Program of the Maryland Judiciary and $15,000 from the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund. In late 2012, CFCC received a $300,000 grant from AT&T, as well as $60,000 from the Charles Crane Family Foundation. The fifth Urban Child Symposium, “A Holistic Approach to the Urban Child’s Trauma: From the Eyes of the Beholder,” attracted 200 people on April 4. Rain Pryor—singer, actress, producer and daughter of the comedian Richard Pryor—gave the keynote address. n The School of Law and the Center for International and Comparative Law were the hosts May 21 to 23 to the annual meeting of the European-American Consortium for Legal Education and its academic colloquium on “Multi-level-governance and Federalism.” On April 3, Anne Peters, professor at the University of Basel and president of the European Society of International Law, gave the University of Baltimore Stead Lecture, “Transparency in International Law.” The 2012 Stead Lecture, “Drones, Kill Lists and American Values,” was presented on Nov. 13 by Scott Shane, a national security reporter for The New York Times. n The Sixth Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference, sponsored by the Center on Applied Feminism, was held March 7 and 8. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota and Professor John Bessler’s wife, gave the keynote address.

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commencement House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Baltimore native, delivered the School of Law’s commencement address on May 20, 2013. Here are excerpts: Today, you graduate at a time when public service is not only commendable, it is essential; when our common values of fairness and equality must not only be restated, but they must be strengthened. What we need now is the courage— your courage—to face, confront and overcome some of the challenges of our time, the challenges to our democracy. […] [T]he challenges that we face today … threaten the middle class and we must strengthen it, as I keep saying, in keeping the American Dream alive. We must honor the spirit of the great motto of this university, it’s fabulous: “Knowledge that works.” … Right now, the doors of opportunity are closed to many in our society. We must restore confidence in our economy, this is one of our challenges—to restore confidence in our economy by creating good-paying jobs for our workers, by making it in America and reigniting the American Dream. We must address this challenge, but I think it’s important for us to recognize that it is the issue of income disparity. We must

close the gaping hole—40 years ago, those who measure such things determined that the average CEO ... made about 40 times what the average worker made. ... Today, the average CEO ... makes about 350 times the average worker. ... Productivity continues to increase, but the workers do not get the rewards. So, this is something that we have to address because income disparity undermines the middle class. … And one of the ways that we can address the disparity in income is to address the disparity in education. To make sure that every person can participate in our country’s prosperity, we must end disparity in education by supporting our teachers, by supporting education and by making college more affordable to many more people. … We must decrease the deficit. But nothing brings more money to the Treasury than investing in education. […] So, it’s up to you to have the courage to stand up for our values and keep the doors of opportunity open to all. Throughout our history, from the Bill of Rights to Brown v. Board of Education to the present, the realization of individual, political and economic rights has been central to the strength of our democratic ideals. My charge to you today is to build on that tradition and to make that legacy your own; to know that you have the confidence, you have the legal education … and the moral wherewithal to pursue the work of justice.

From left: Marie Van Deusen, J.D. ’89; USMD Regent Thomas Slater; UB Provost Joseph Wood; UB President Robert L. Bogomolny; U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; and UB School of Law Dean Ronald Weich.

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alumni profile

Jessica Emerson Jessica Emerson, J.D. ’13, already had a career when she applied to the University of Baltimore School of Law. A social worker at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center in New York, Emerson worked with young survivors of sex trafficking. Observing the adolescents and the staff as they worked with attorneys to craft and eventually pass the New York State Safe Harbor Act, which decriminalizes prostitution for minors, Emerson had an “aha” moment. “I realized then the terrific partnership that law and social work can make and became inspired to put my social work skills to similar use,” said Emerson, who has a master’s degree in social work from Columbia University. Emerson jumped into law school—and extracurricular activities—with vigor. She served as president of UB Students for Public Interest, or UBSPI, which raises money for stipends that allow students to work for a public-interest organization over the summer. She was awarded the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar

Association’s Carole Bailey Scholarship, an award given law students with a demonstrated commitment to public service, as well as the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Samuel I. “Sandy” Rosenberg public-service scholarship. Emerson competed for and won a two-year Equal Justice Works fellowship at the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, where she is working to implement a new Maryland law that allows survivors of sex trafficking to vacate their prostitution convictions. “It is truly my dream job,” Emerson said. “After three years in law school, I am finally able to immerse myself in an issue I have been passionate about for the better part of a decade.” Emerson is also developing a training program for attorneys that will teach them how to use the new Maryland legislation to aid sex-trafficking survivors. In return, the lawyers agree to take the cases on a pro bono basis. Even though Emerson is a New York native, she’s committed to doing her fellowship in Baltimore.

“The public-interest providers in this community remain as deeply committed to the integrity and advancement of the city’s residents as any I’ve ever seen,” she said. Emerson said she looks forward to returning the favors done for her at the University of Baltimore School of Law: “The mentoring I received from both the faculty at UB and the public-interest community was invaluable to me, and I can’t wait to be a part of offering that same support and encouragement to another student like me.”





Of the region’s nine law schools, UB ranked third in the percentage of first-time test takers who passed the Maryland bar in July 2012, behind GWU and Georgetown.

In 2012, UB ranked 23rd in the country in the percentage of students employed at graduation.

The UB School of Law’s clinical program was ranked 28th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2014.

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distinguished visitors

[The right to vote]

is not a Democratic issue. This is not a Republican issue. This is not an issue for

Independents. This is [The new

law center] is a modern testament to that hunger and thirst for justice

an issue for everyone.

Thomas E. Perez, thenassistant attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Jan. 23, 2013 (Perez is now the U.S. secretary of labor)

What is unclear is whether [globalization] will positively or negatively affect human rights … for the bottom billion of the world’s population.

Harold Hongju Koh, former state department legal adviser, langenberg Lecture, March 12, 2013

that Marylanders throughout the generations have always had.

Gov. Martin O’Malley, April 16, 2013

Our laws evolve—they have to evolve to reflect

the will of the American people. They’re going to continue to evolve.

Vice President Joe Biden, April 16, 2013

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The foundation of this democratic republic is the

rule of law—the most fragile aspect of our system.

Chief Judge Robert M. Bell, April 30, 2013 (Bell retired in July)

[A]ll of you will be called upon to fulfill

the ideal that has always been at the center of your legal education and the heart of your chosen profession: not merely to serve clients or win cases, but to do justice.

A society is only as good as its lawyers, and its lawyers are only as good as its law schools. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, April 30, 2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Nov. 8, 2012

Laws need to be as sophisticated as the people breaking them. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), March 8, 2013

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UB’s brilliant new law center is a 3-D metaphor for the contemporary education offered inside

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he new John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore is an ivory tower all right—it’s white and 12 stories tall—but it bears no resemblance to the fusty academy of the popular imagination. It might bear no resemblance to any building you’ve ever seen. A juxtaposition of cubes, the school fills the compact site of a former parking lot at the corner of Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street in midtown Baltimore. From a distance the building’s white-and-black checkerboard façade makes it look like a monochrome Rubik’s Cube, but up close the structure is more dazzling than minimalist. In the lobby, strings of confetti-like LED lights lead the eye up through an atrium that runs the full height of the building like a stalk. The open core is crisscrossed by catwalks and free-standing stairs that link the two, asymmetric sides of the building. The dominant materials are glass, concrete and blond wood, set off by shots of lime, yellow and orange on walls, floors and furniture. But it’s the use of glass that most characterizes the new law school. Classroom and office doors and walls are see-through. So are the front elevators. Even the dean’s office is transparent. The building is an open book.

With cutting-edge technologies for heating and cooling and a system to capture and reuse rainwater, it’s also a highly sophisticated structure that is expected to earn LEED Platinum status from the U.S. Green Building Council.

No Powdered Wigs German architect Stefan Behnisch, who won an international design competition to land the job, said University of Baltimore President Robert L. Bogomolny was “looking for something to give students a feeling that the future is different, the future is changing”— and that the future is in their hands to create. (Chancell0r William E. “Brit” Kirwan lauded the president’s efforts, saying he thinks of the new building as “the house that Bob built.”) Above all, Behnisch said in an interview, the University of Baltimore did not want a law center that was “stuffy like the British lawyers with their hairdo.” School of Law Dean Ronald Weich finds the new building anything but stuffy or staid, and says its design is an apt metaphor for the rigorous, practical and modern legal education provided by the law school. “I saw it the first time I toured the building,” Weich said in a December 2012 interview in The BuildUp, a university newsletter that chronicled the construction of the law center. “This is more than an innovative, dramatic


design—it’s also a symbol of legal education in the 21st century. In fact, it’s a reflection of law itself, creating order out of complexity.” Weich added that there was “a statement” in the use of concrete and glass: “We teach our students that law is about real people and live problems. There’s a grittiness to the building that’s going to bring a lot of energy and creative thinking to our whole community.” Behnisch, whose practice is based in Stuttgart, Germany, with offices in Munich and Boston, is the son of prominent postwar German architect Günter Behnisch. Behnisch père rejected authoritarian Nazi architecture and sought to counteract its pomposity and heaviness by creating structures stripped down to their essential elements, according to architect and commentator Klaus Philipsen. Stefan Behnisch, too, seeks this “lightness of being” in his buildings, wrote Philipsen of Baltimore’s ArchPlan Inc. in a blog post. With wide expanses of glass, free-floating stairways, thin tubular railings and bright colors, as well as unpainted materials and exposed ductwork, Behnisch’s creations are open and cheerful—but they are more than that. In a 2011 interview with the World Intellectual Property Organization magazine, Behnisch said he sought to bring people together with his

he John and Frances Angelos Law Center, at the corner of North Charles Street and Mount Royal Avenue, is named after the parents of School of Law alumnus Peter Ange-

los, LL.B. '61, who donated $15 million to the project. UB raised a total of $22 million in private funding for the building, which cost $119 million. Here are some particulars about the law center, for which ground was broken on Aug. 26, 2010:

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By Hope Keller designs. (Behnisch designed an extension of the group’s Geneva, Switzerland, headquarters.) “I like creating spaces where people can work and live together; where they can communicate, interact and work in an interdisciplinary way,” Behnisch said. “Such buildings have a great impact on our society, and designing them is a great honor.” At the law center, students study at counters overlooking the atrium, or sit and talk together in the clusters of colorful upholstered chairs scattered throughout the building. Faculty, staff and students mingle in the tangle of

said. “We can make sure that our law graduates are prepared to contribute to the tectonic shifts we’re seeing in the global economy and in our national institutions. Or we can marginalize ourselves by sticking to old beliefs and old ways of doing things.” So far, the building has earned rave reviews from the people who use it. Professors said the striking design had improved morale. “It’s not just aesthetics,” said Robert Rubinson, director of clinical education. “It’s how students feel about their learning experience. I think the building clearly enhances that.

The University of Baltimore did not want a law center that was “stuffy like the British lawyers with their hairdo.”  Architect Stefan Behnisch

catwalks and stairs, and co-workers wave to each other through glass walls and doors. Weich, who said buildings should “facilitate” the work of the people who use them, said in the BuildUp article that the law center’s design represented a new way of thinking about the law and legal education. “We face a stark choice,” Weich

1  2 stories n 1  92,000 square feet n 1  5 classrooms n 2  9 large- and small-group n

study spaces

“There is a rush of excitement when you walk into a building and it makes you feel good about yourself and what you are doing. You are more open to learning.” Professor Barbara White, who teaches business law, said the building was a reminder that the legal profession is changing and that it’s time legal education changed with it.

3  2,000-square-foot library n 3  00-seat moot courtroom n

n G  reen roofs and terraces with

plantings and trees n C  utting-edge technologies for

heating and cooling

“It’s time for law to be innovative,” she said.

‘The Best Of Disinfectants’ Weich recalled the words of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, who remarked that sunlight “is said to be the best of disinfectants.” “Like Brandeis, I like transparency,” Weich said in the newsletter interview. “I want people to know what’s going on in the law and in our school.” Continued Weich: “The building is undoubtedly complex. It’s multifaceted and multidirectional. But it’s also systematic and intentional, and to me that’s a symbol of how the law brings order to our chaotic lives. The fact that it’s also a highly sustainable building shows that we can leverage a measure of control over our environment. I think that’s just inspired.” Professor William Hubbard, who teaches intellectual property law, said that the school’s design was indeed inspirational—and that it reminds students and faculty of why they went into law in the first place. “Sometimes claiming physical spaces can affect the activity within [is] a concept that is given lip service,” he said. “But here I think it’s true.” Charles Cohen contributed reporting to this article.

n C  entral atrium featuring

natural light, greenery and areas for contemplation and collaboration n Indoor and outdoor water

features n R  ainwater capture and reuse

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Dean Ronald Weich

 Unconventional candidate reflects after a year By Joe Surkiewicz


he view from atop the University of Baltimore School of Law’s gleaming new building encompasses some of Baltimore’s major arteries: Charles and St. Paul streets, Interstate 83, Mount Royal Avenue. Across the highway is Pennsylvania Station. “From the 12th floor, looking out across Baltimore, you realize where you are,” said Dean Ronald Weich. “It’s the proverbial crossroads.” The law school sits at a metaphorical crossroads as well. With the legal profession confronting a sharply straitened marketplace, legal education is facing unprecedented challenges. Applications are down and class sizes are shrinking at law schools across the nation. Newspaper articles raise the specter of law schools closing and graduates reduced to working at Starbucks because they can’t find jobs as attorneys. Into this breach comes Weich. At 53, he has served multiple stints on Capitol Hill, advising some of Washington’s most powerful politicians, and has also spent time in private practice. Until last year, the one area he hadn’t worked in was academia. He’s perfect for the dean’s job, those who know him say.

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“I know the challenges law schools are facing,” said U.S. District Court Judge James K. Bredar, who met Weich shortly after they both graduated from Yale Law School. “UB Law couldn’t have found a better person to lead it.” Weich, Bredar said, is “incredibly talented with people and intelligent about relationships. He can figure out how to make a deal happen and has a talent to make people comfortable. He’s disarming, very funny, quite sharp, engaging, energetic and creative.” It is Weich’s unconventionality that makes him the right person to lead the law school now, said Bredar, who serves on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern Division in Baltimore. “[He’s] what the school requires at this point,” Bredar said, citing Weich’s stature in Washington. “UB has two assets other schools would like to have: an extraordinary physical plant and a visionary new leader with a fresh perspective. Ron is a uniquely gifted guy who will sort out those challenges.” Weich acknowledged that the traditional model for a law dean is a law professor who’s worked his or her way up to the top spot. “There’s a growing recognition that the job isn’t about teaching,” said Weich,

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Dean Ronald Weich with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at the University of Baltimore School of Law in November 2012.

seated in his light-filled, seventh-floor office. “It’s about representing the university in these different times, presenting its case to the applicants, the donors, the administration and the faculty.” He listed some of the political talents he learned over his 30-year career in the public and private sectors: building consensus, forging compromise and holding the attention of an audience. “So far, I’ve found all these skills transferable,” he said. Before becoming dean at UB in July 2012, Weich served as the assistant attorney general for legislative affairs in the U.S. Department of Justice, a position to which he was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009. “It’s a very high position at the DOJ, with very challenging and complicated work,” said Judith C. Appelbaum, who met Weich when they both worked for Sen. Edward Kennedy and who later served as one of Weich’s deputies at the Justice Department. “He manages difficult situations well,” continued Appelbaum, now a visiting professor of law and the interim director of the Federal Legislation and Administrative Clinic at the Georgetown University Law Center. “He has a set of values that transfers anyplace. He understands competing interests. He keeps people motivated and satisfied. It was a brilliant selection by UB.” Martin Himeles, managing partner at Zuckerman Spaeder’s Baltimore office, got to know Weich when the latter worked at the law firm’s Washington office in the 1990s after serving as chief counsel to Sen. Kennedy.

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Weich, Himeles said, is “[the most] humble guy you could ever meet—he’s just a regular guy.” Himeles said the dean is also a pragmatist. “He’s a leader who people want to follow and he gets things done in a way that doesn’t ruffle feathers,” Himeles said. “He just inspires people.” And he seems to like them too. Himeles recalled that shortly after Weich became dean the two attended a game at Camden Yards. “I was chatting with Ron, asking him how things were going,” Himeles said. “A guy sitting in front of us in the stands turned around and asked Ron if he was the new dean. The guy had just graduated. Ron really engaged with him and asked him to stop by his office.” Another Weich trait is knowing his own mind. Herbert Better, who also worked with Weich at Zuckerman Spaeder, said Weich called him last year to discuss the UB job offer. “I said, ‘Do you really want to do this?’” Better recalled. “His answer was ‘yes.’ It was clear to me he was really serious—that he had thought about it and viewed it as a tremendous opportunity.” Better said Weich fully grasped the

challenges facing the institution. “If there’s ever been a low point in law schools, this is it,” Better said. “But he saw it as an opportunity to make a difference. For Ron, this is the time to do this—a special opportunity to make a difference.” A year after he started, Weich has settled into his corner office in the brand-new John and Frances Angelos Law Center and into the job. “They were looking for something different—and that’s me,” he said with a laugh. “The problems facing UB Law are varied. But the situation isn’t dire— or as bad as [it is at] other law schools around the country.” For one thing, the school is on solid financial footing. “State funding has remained level,” Weich said. “Other states have seen significant funding cuts.” One of his first decisions was to shrink the class of 2013 by 50 students, or by roughly 15 percent. “The class will have a better educational experience and there will be less competition for [students] when they enter the job market,” Weich said. “It’s a sensible reaction. We also won’t be digging deeper into a smaller applicant pool, which means we’ll get people

who will succeed.” Looking ahead, Weich said that the School of Law will make sure students get hands-on, practical experience, especially when it comes to technology. “They need to be sophisticated about the ways technology is changing every aspect of law practice, from complex litigation to business transactions. They need to understand how lawyers solve problems in the 21st century,” Weich said. “The new building reflects that. Of course, our classroom technology is state-of-the-art. And beyond that, this may be the most contemporary law school building in America.” Weich’s vision for the school recognizes that UB can serve populations beyond J.D. students, such as practicing lawyers who seek specialized post-graduate training and foreign-trained lawyers, who can sit for the bar examination in Maryland, New York and Washington, D.C., after receiving an LL.M. degree in the Law of the United States. And, with a nod to the nearby railroad station that puts Capitol Hill less than an hour away, Weich said he has been tapping his Washington connections. “I’ve begun to open some internship

opportunities in D.C.,” he said. “And I want to work with UB alumni in D.C. to broaden the availability of jobs and strengthen UB Law’s stature.” The law school’s reputation as a place where students get a solid, practical education is “an important asset,” Weich said, but he stressed that it doesn’t fully describe the rigorous academic training

a rough job market,” Weich said. “For example, it’s no accident that our students get a disproportionate number of Maryland judicial clerkships. The judges know that UB students have the skills to be effective.” He noted that the law school seeks to provide every student an unpaid clerkship after their first year and encour-

He can figure out how to make a deal happen and has a talent to make people comfortable. He’s disarming, very funny, quite sharp, engaging, energetic and creative. students receive from the school’s expert faculty. “We don’t just offer a practical education. We offer an excellent education,” Weich said. “It’s not just vocational. It’s also teaching students how to think and analyze and apply legal theory.” But the University of Baltimore will always keep its eye on the real-world practice of law, he said. “That’s why UB Law grads succeed in

ages all to take advantage of hands-on experience before graduation. Weich said his first year has gone by quickly and he’s happy with the team he assembled to move the law school forward. “We’ve got a good group working on this project,” he said. “We’re feeling good. It’s a tough time and the job market is very tight for graduates. But we’re so much better positioned than other law schools to thrive.”

Get to Know Ron Weich n B  orn in New York City in 1959, raised in the Bronx. n A  ttended Bronx High School of Science (“despite no aptitude for science whatsoever,” Weich says). n P  layed a gangster in two musicals, “Kiss Me Kate” and “Guys and Dolls,” at Yale University. n B  egan his career in 1983 as an assistant district

attorney in Manhattan, where he acquired the nickname “Dis Con Ron” for his propensity to let sympathetic defendants plead guilty to disorderly conduct. n S  erved as counsel, general counsel and chief counsel to Sen. Edward Kennedy from 1990 to 1997. n Represented the Oneida Indian Nation of New York and the International

Brotherhood of Teamsters, among other clients, while in private practice from 1997 to 2004. n B  egan work for Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid in 2005 on the same day Barack Obama became a senator.  n Completed the New York City Marathon in 1984 (3 hours, 52 minutes) and 1985 (4 hours, 21 minutes).

n M  arried to Julie Stewart, president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums, and father of Sophie, 13, and Sara, 10.  n Enjoys tennis, running and touch football. Fall 2013 | 17 |

on the

map Colin Starger plots SCOTUS genealogy

M Man has made maps for thousands of years to help people navigate their world, the better to understand it. Some of the earliest maps, on the walls of France’s Lascaux caves, are dots representing the stars. With inventions such as the compass, sextant, telescope and printing press, maps became more precise and more widely used. Today, with computers, mapmaking has taken another gigantic leap forward. Professor Colin Starger has a cartographic idea of his own: He is mapping Supreme Court decisions —majority opinions, dissents and concurrences—using computer software to plot relationships that show how various lines of precedent have evolved. That is, he’s mapping the arguments in long-running legal controversies. “It’s about how Supreme Court doctrine works,” said Starger, 43, who joined the UB law faculty in 2010. “In any Supreme Court controversy,

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litigants will advance many arguments and cite competing precedents. And then the court will choose a winner in the case by choosing one line of precedent over another.” Then that case itself becomes precedent for future litigants to cite. “This creates a chain of precedent,” Starger said. “Opinion A cites Opinion B, which in turn cites Opinion C, and so on all the way back to the Constitution.” The genesis of the mapping project— which has been subsidized by a University of Baltimore grant and law school support—was Starger’s research on dissenting opinions in the high court’s due-process jurisprudence. “I wanted to figure out a way to show how dissents contribute to the development of the law and to visually show it,” Starger said. “I want dissent to be part of the story.” Starger, a New York native, took a circuitous route to Baltimore. His father was an international banker and Starg-

er lived abroad from ages 2 to 16, with eight years in Hong Kong and stays in Australia, Greece and Malaysia. He finished high school in northern California, where he continued developing a passion for computers conceived in ninth grade. Enrolling at the University of California at Los Angeles, he planned to be a math major but quickly changed direction. “It was way too intense,” said Starger, who switched to history and got involved in competitive debating. After graduating summa cum laude, Starger was hired by a California startup that was developing derivatives-trading software. “It was an exciting time to work in Silicon Valley and I was financially independent right out of college, but at the end of the day I wasn’t interested in derivatives,” Starger said. He soon discovered what he was interested in: prisons and the pursuit of

By Joe Surkiewicz justice for innocent prisoners. His watershed moment came in 1992, when he was arrested during a demonstration in San Francisco. The protest was called after the acquittal of four L.A. police officers charged with savagely beating black motorist Rodney King, a 1991 incident recorded on videotape and widely viewed around the world. “The police arrested everyone within a square block,” Starger said, recalling the Mission District rally. “I spent two and a half days in jail and it completely changed my worldview.” After being slapped in plastic handcuffs and hustled onto a bus, Starger and other demonstrators were taken to the Alameda County jail. “My first memory of that place is of the intake,” Starger said. “You had to take off all metal—earrings and so on. The punk rocker in the line right in front of me took about 30 minutes to get all the studs and rings out of his face.” A National Lawyers Guild attorney represented Starger at his arraignment. “There was no charge, just release,” said Starger, who recalled that he and a friend who’d also been arrested were shipped back across the Bay Bridge to San Francisco and dropped off near a freeway. “The experience was eye-opening,” Starger said. “I was treated like a criminal. We were all scum in the eyes of the authorities. I developed a very strong suspicion that what I understood of the world was wildly incomplete, that I had not glimpsed the whole truth and that I should try to find out more.” Said Starger: “If they treated a middle-class white guy like that, what about others?” He set out to investigate, working with the American Friends Service Committee and volunteering on prison visits. After these experiences, Starger applied to law school. “I decided to make my money where my mouth was,” he said.

Starger said he’d sworn never to go into law, as most of his friends from the UCLA debating team had done. “But I was wrong,” he said. “I saw how incredibly helpful lawyers were when I was arrested.” Fast forward: Starger was accepted at Columbia. After graduating in 2002— he served as graduation speaker for his J.D. class—Starger clerked for Magistrate Judge Michael Dolinger in the Southern District of New York and in 2003 was hired as a staff attorney by the Innocence Project at the Cardozo School of Law. “It was a phenomenal job,” said Starger, who was the lead counsel on four DNA exonerations, including one off Oklahoma’s death row. Starger then moved on to the Lawyering Program at New York University, where he taught legal research, writing and lawyering skills to first-year students. Doing so helped him make the transition from practice to academia. “The academic thing made sense and deepened my study of rhetoric— what persuades, which goes back to Aristotle,” he said. It was at this point that he began conceiving a way to represent doctrinal thought visually. “The computer programmer side of me kicked in,” Starger said. “I could picture how the software could work.”

To see Professor Colin Starger’s SCOTUS maps, visit

He got in touch with his high school friend Darren Kumasawa, a programmer. “As we went to work I realized it could work for the Supreme Court and I saw its potential,” said Starger, who in his second year at UB received a provost’s technology grant to develop the mapping technology for use in the classroom. “It mixes the things I love, debate and rhetoric, drawing connections and relationships, using computer schematics and math,” Starger said. The maps are genealogical, showing the different lines of argument that led to a decision. They distill arguments that can run 30 pages or more and they clearly locate the controversy. Practically, the maps help law professors teach any area of doctrine, Starger said, adding that appellate advocates also could use maps to determine the essence of competing traditions. Professor Amy Sloan, associate dean for academic affairs, has used Starger’s mapping technology. “As a professor I have to look at the whole body of law on a particular subject to see what to emphasize and deemphasize to help students see the big picture,” Sloan said. “[The maps] help me put together a course that will make sense to students.” Sloan said being able to follow the “trail” of jurisprudence visually from one point to the other allows students to more easily grasp the development of doctrine and, moreover, gives them a look at how U.S. legal institutions operate. Starger said creating a doctrinal map is far from sketching out a kind of legal Cliff’s Notes. “It’s not automated,” he said. “It requires reading and interpreting lines of authority and then presenting it in a way that’s nearly instantaneous. It’s a way to present the basic business of law.” Hope Keller contributed reporting to this article.

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annual giving report “Being a lawyer, we would learn, was to embark on a lifelong

This list represents all donors who have given to the School of Law and School of Law alumni who have given to any fund at the University of Baltimore in fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013). We greatly appreciate each gift given in support of the School of Law and the University of Baltimore, and we have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this listing. Please notify Laurie TerBeek, director of external relations, of any inaccuracies or omissions by contacting her at 410.837.4358 or at We regret any errors.

series of daily challenges, entrusted with finding solutions that would make a difference in the life of someone willing to put those challenges in your hands. UB uncovered the practical side of law, in an almost clinical approach, underscoring the need to focus attention on the single, exclusive importance of each and every case in turn.”

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he University of Baltimore School of Law has a very new look.  If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to explore our light-filled halls, I hope you can visit soon.  But, while our facility is modern and cutting-edge, our foundation has remained the same—we are still the law school that offers endless opportunities to our students, equipping them with all the tools they need to succeed.  Our alums give for many different reasons but, at the core of it all, they give because graduation is not an ending but a beginning.  A UB diploma is an invaluable entrée to the legal community in which members of the UB family offer each other a career-long network of mentorship and support.   Thank you for enabling us to do what we do best—prepare our students to hit the ground running. And, while our doors may look a bit snazzier than they did when you graduated, thank you also for continuing to welcome our graduates with open arms when they walk out of them. Laurie H. TerBeek Director of External Relations, UB School of Law

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Michael J. Crumrine, J.D. ’08

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Erica F. Cryor, J.D. ’78

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Barbara M. Curran, J.D. ’57 and J. Joseph Curran, Jr., LL.B. ’59

Raymond J. Brusca, J.D. ’84

Joseph L. Curran, J.D. ’70

John W. Bryant, J.D. ’71

Christopher G. Cwalina, J.D. ’97

John S. Brzostowski, J.D. ’90

David A. Dagirmanjian, J.D. ’98

Linda W. Buckel, J.D. ’90 and Ronald J. Levasseur, J.D. ’66

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Frank A. Marino, J.D. ’80

Rachel L. Harris, J.D. ’93

Bruce E. Kauffman, J.D. ’77

Thomas J. Maronick, Jr., J.D. ’06

Jan T. Hartman, J.D. ’99

Michael P. Keehan, J.D. ’73

Thomas J. Maronick, J.D. ’80

Tracey A. Harvin, J.D. ’00, LL.M. ’00

Gina M. Keelty, J.D. ’04

Kathryn A. Marsh, J.D. ’02

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Ebony-Joy M. Martin, B.S. ’06

John M. Hassett, J.D. ’79

Cecelia A. Keller, J.D. ’88

Salvatore Martino, J.D. ’89

Sara Hassman, J.D. ’83

Colin M. Kelly, J.D. ’03

Joanne R. Marvin, J.D. ’79

Charles T. Hathway, J.D. ’88

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Elise J. Mason, J.D. ’74

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Amin Khakpouri, J.D. ’11

Latane J. Mason, J.D. ’05

Eric H. Haversack, J.D. ’05

Michael Massarini, J.D. ’09

Dennis R. Hayden, J.D. ’81

Fekadeselassie F. Kidanemariam, LL.M., ’09 Trevor A. Kiessling, Jr., J.D. ’83

Cathy L. Mattern, J.D. ’82

Nicholas J. Kiladis, J.D. ’64

Philip I. Matz, B.S. ’60 , LL.B. ’67

Paul M. Matheny, J.D. ’91

Rieyn DeLony, J.D. ’93

Jerold M. Forsberg, J.D. ’75

Callie L. Smith, J.D. ’10 and Justin Hayes, J.D. ’10

Carmela Deloria

Adam S. Frank, J.D. ’94

Richard S. Haynes, J.D. ’75

John H. Kim, J.D. ’08

Douglas A. May, J.D. ’98

Diane Deloria

Carlendra A. Frank, J.D. ’09

Kendra E. Hayward, J.D. ’04

William H. Kirkpatrick, II, J.D. ’80

Dionne Knight Mayfield, J.D. ’02

Carole S. Demilio, J.D. ’74

Richard A. Froehlinger, III, B.S. ’85, B.S. ’87 , J.D. ’91

Stephen M. Hearne, J.D. ’75

Thomas E. Klug, J.D. ’70

John F. McClellan, LL.B. ’68

Robert L. Hebb, J.D. ’93

W. Roland Knapp, Sr., LL.B. ’67

E. Milton Frosburg, J.D. ’54

Ryan M. McConnell, J.D. ’10

Fred S. Hecker, J.D. ’87

James H. Knebel, J.D. ’72

Mary J. Dennis, J.D. ’84

Lori E. Furnari, J.D. ’90

William L. McCraney, J.D. ’74

J. Rhett Knight, J.D. ’11

James E. Gaffigan, J.D. ’70

Anastasia L. McCusker, J.D. ’10

Brian C. Dent, J.D. ’02

Steven M. Heinl, Jr., B.A. ’07, J.D. ’12

F. Kirk Kolodner, J.D. ’79

Susan R. Gainen, J.D. ’84

Ryan A. Hendricks, J.D. ’01

William T. McFaul, J.D. ’60

John F. Desimone, J.D. ’96 , M.B.A. ’96

Diane Kopcha Katlic, J.D. ’76

Thomas B. McGee, J.D. ’71

Bessie S. Demos, J.D. ’88 and Emmanuel P. Demos, B.S. ’80

Sharon R. Gamble, J.D. ’87

Richard G. Herbig, J.D. ’74

Lyne Rober Desroches, J.D. ’11

Marci Kornacki, J.D. ’00

Michael F. McGinn, J.D. ’09

George J. Gannon, Jr., J.D. ’85

Terence Y. Herndon, J.D. ’04

Peter J. Korzenewski, J.D. ’02

Kimberly B. Detrick, J.D. ’86

William E. Hewitt, J.D. ’74

Dennis P. McGlone, J.D. ’86

Phiona Gardner, J.D. ’00

Jeffrey L. Krasney, J.D. ’86

Michael E. DiBella, J.D. ’11

Beverly I. Heydon, J.D. ’96

James C. McKinney, J.D. ’75

Roland M. Gardner, J.D. ’77

Frank M. Kratovil, Jr., J.D. ’94

Lee A. Dix, J.D. ’01

Laurie McKinnon, J.D. ’86

Alan F. M. Garten, J.D. ’80

William Hickey, III, J.D. ’03

Michael J. Kravitz, J.D. ’00

Lauren M. Dodrill, J.D. ’08

John M. McLoughlin, J.D. ’65

Ruth A. Gazaille, J.D. ’95

David A. Hicks, J.D. ’82

Albert T. Krehely, Jr., J.D. ’82

Christopher P. Downs, J.D. ’86

Anthony Geddie, J.D. ’00

Bruce C. Hill, J.D. ’75

Daniel J. Krolikowski, J.D. ’87

Jerome S. McManus, Jr., B.A. ’86, J.D. ’89

William D. Doyle, J.D. ’07

Lenore R. Gelfman, J.D. ’73 and Richard D. Gelfman

Robert A. Hincken, LL.B. ’69

Kelly A. Krumpe, J.D. ’04

Sandra Q. McManus, J.D. ’96

Emily A. Dubick, J.D. ’11

Keith O. Hinder, J.D. ’09

Mary F. Kuhn, B.A. ’82 , J.D. ’86

Brian J. McNamara, J.D. ’81

Justin Dull, J.D. ’09

Lena Gentile

Lisa K. Hoffman, J.D. ’87

David N. Kuryk, J.D. ’72

Donna G. McQueen, J.D. ’87

Ronald J. Dunaway, J.D. ’66

Mary E. Gepherdt, B.S. ’83 , J.D. ’89

Donna K. Hollen, B.A. ’86 , J.D. ’89

Peter J. Lally, Jr., J.D. ’73

Ryan E. McQuighan, J.D. ’08

Andrew D. Geraghty

Brenda Holley, J.D. ’02

Sandra L. Lamparello, J.D. ’96

Shelley J. McVicker, J.D. ’87

Charles M. Honeyman, J.D. ’81

Ari N. Laric, J.D. ’06 , M.B.A. ’06

Heather L. Mehigan, J.D. ’00

John D. Hooks, J.D. ’03

Martin S. Mendelsohn, LL.B. ’59

Arnold J. Hopkins, J.D. ’64

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George T. Horman, J.D. ’73

Mark S. Ledford, J.D. ’88

Nevin T. Meneely, J.D. ’10

Nancy J. Horrom, J.D. ’82 and Michael H. Horrom, J.D. ’74

Edward U. Lee, III, J.D. ’96

Meredith Corporation Foundation

Daniel G. Leeds, J.D. ’77

Myshala E. Middleton, J.D. ’10

Jack Dunlap, LL.B. ’64 Ayodeji O. Durojaiye, LL.M., ’06 Deborah S. Duvall, B.A. ’86 , J.D. ’89

Joseph M. Giannullo, Jr., J.D. ’88

Laura J. Earley, J.D. ’93

Louis J. Gicale, Jr., J.D. ’75

Joyce A. Edmondson, J.D. ’91

Mark A. Gilder, J.D. ’76

Charles H. W. Effinger, Jr., LL.B. ’64

Sheena K. Gill, J.D. ’06

Nicole Rene Egerton- Taylor, J.D. ’00

Nona K. Gillan, J.D. ’94 and Paul A. Gillan, Jr., J.D. ’95

Ashley H. Hou, J.D. ’97

Andrea Lehman

Matthew P. Howard, J.D. ’05

Christopher Millard, J.D. ’96

Nancy L. Giorno, J.D. ’73 and Frank D. Giorno, J.D. ’73

James Leith, J.D. ’89

Phillip J. Howard, LL.B. ’66

Daniel J. Miller, J.D. ’07

Paul R. Levene, J.D. ’74

Sherrie T. Howell, M.S. ’85 , J.D. ’92

James H. Miller, J.D. ’02

Stacie A. Glaze-Moore, J.D. ’97

Burton H. Levin, J.D. ’83

Shawn A. Millet, J.D. ’94

Corie W. Godine, Jr., J.D. ’95

Griffith E. Hubbard, II, J.D. ’96

Paul M. Levin, J.D. ’54

Dorothy H. E. Min, J.D. ’09

Elissa E. Goldfarb, J.D. ’86

James O. Hutchinson, J.D. ’76

Ethan B. Minkin, J.D. ’98

David L. Goldheim, J.D. ’71

Jeffrey D. Levine, J.D. ’95, LL.M. ’00

Elise M. Ice, J.D. ’00

Richard C. Goldman, J.D. ’74

Ann E. Levinstim, J.D. ’10

Damani K. Ingram, J.D. ’96

Barry C. Goldstein, J.D. ’95

Jason D. Levy, J.D. ’06

Charles J. Iseman, J.D. ’77

John T. Mitchell, M.P.A. ’92, Certificate ’92, , J.D. ’03

Elliot N. Lewis, J.D. ’76

Joshua A. Goldstein, J.D. ’06

Michele D. Jaklitsch

Michael A. Mitchell, J.D. ’97

Patricia H. Ley, J.D. ’06

Bruce E. Goodman, J.D. ’80

Cheryl L. Jamison, J.D. ’05

Ronni H. Monaghan, J.D. ’08

Jim Liang, J.D. ’06, LL.M. ’07

Charlotte Lee Gordon, J.D. ’07

Howard A. Janet, J.D. ’79

William F. Monaghan, II, J.D. ’82

Nicole T. Liberto, J.D. ’95

Paul Gorman, J.D. ’92

Colleen S. Jennings, J.D. ’03

David W. Monsma, J.D. ’90

Edward J. Lilly, J.D. ’71

F. Michael Grace, J.D. ’82

William O. Jensen, Jr., LL.B. ’56

Jared S. Monteiro, J.D. ’11

Patricia A. Grace, J.D. ’87

Imtiaz M. Jindani, J.D. ’07

Lincoln Financial Group Foundation, Inc.

Ryan Spence Montgomery, J.D. ’00

Samuel M. Grant, J.D. ’81

Lawrence O. Johnson, J.D. ’65

Megan E. Livas

James T. Gray, LL.B. ’55

Morad Eghbal Barry A. Eisenson, J.D. ’71 Jeremy M. Eldridge, J.D. ’06 Paula P. Elfont, J.D. ’95 Charles M. Elliott, LL.B. ’65 Roger L. Elliott, J.D. ’77 Walter E. Ellman, Jr., J.D. ’84 Philip M. Ermer, J.D. ’83 Carlos A. Espinosa, J.D. ’01 Donald W. Evans, J.D. ’78 Martina D. Evans, B.S. ’90, M.B.A. ’94 , J.D. ’94 John B. Evermann, J.D. ’11 Raymond M. Faby, LL.B. ’60 Timothy S. Faith, J.D. ’08 George H. Falter, III, J.D. ’93 Susan S. Farley, J.D. ’90 Olivia D. Farrow, J.D. ’95 Lee F. Fedner, J.D. ’74 Ellen B. Feldman, J.D. ’88 and Howard R. Feldman, J.D. ’88

James S. Gibbons, J.D. ’73

Henry T. Meneely, J.D. ’73

Scott A. Mirsky, J.D. ’97

Kathleen O. Moon, J.D. ’81 Hans I. Moore, J.D. ’08

Joseph S. Johnston, J.D. ’07

R. Brady Locher, III, J.D. ’11

Cheryl D. Green, J.D. ’01

William D. Johnston, J.D. ’67

Alvin B. London, J.D. ’54

Matthew W. Green, Jr., J.D. ’00

James J. Jones, J.D. ’84

Frances J. Longshore, J.D. ’59

James P. Gregorowicz, J.D. ’95

John A. Jones, J.D. ’80

Dana A. Losben, J.D. ’08

John H. Jones, J.D. ’79

Theodore Losin, LL.B. ’59

Andrea M. Moses, J.D. ’95 , M.B.A. ’95

Mark Houston Grimes, J.D. ’00

William H. Morgan, J.D. ’97 Kenneth J. Morilak, J.D. ’96 Thomas C. Morrow, J.D. ’75 William T. Morton, J.D. ’79

Melanie D. Fenwick Thompson, J.D. ’99

Eve M. Grobowski, J.D. ’10

Kimberley S. W. Jones, J.D. ’94

Stephanie E. Lurz

Louis K. Guth, J.D. ’91

Terri-Ann Jones, J.D. ’09

Noreen A. Lynch, J.D. ’84

Robert M. Moss, LL.B. ’65

Jane and James Fischer

Charlotte Gutto

John A. Jordan, LL.B. ’66

Byron E. MacFarlane, J.D. ’08

Katherine Demont Moxley, J.D. ’00

Richard V. Fisher, J.D. ’76

Dorothy M. Guy, J.D. ’96

Chester M. Joseph, LL.B. ’66

Bennett B. Malawer, J.D. ’74

Richard J. Muffoletto, Sr., LL.B. ’50

Garrett M. Fitzgerald, J.D. ’12

Franca Hadfield

Jamie Joshua, J.D. ’10

Ronald L. Maltz, J.D. ’97

Charles M. Fitzpatrick, J.D. ’03

Lisa B. Hall, J.D. ’93

Conrad W. Judy, III, J.D. ’11

Christopher G. Mancini, J.D. ’11

Allison M. Mulford, J.D. ’08, M.B.A. ’08

Michael C. Flannery, J.D. ’75

Livya G. Hament, B.S. ’91 and John M. Hament, J.D. ’81

Martha T. Kahlert and George H. Kahlert, Sr.

Pauline Mandel, J.D. ’90

William M. Mullen, J.D. ’80

George N. Manis, J.D. ’63

Mary J. Mulligan, J.D. ’92

Mark P. Hanley, LL.B. ’67

Suzanne Kalwa, J.D. ’10

Megan M. Manogue, J.D. ’89

Brendan C. Murphy, J.D. ’11

Rachel B. Foreman, J.D. ’09

Mary L. and John J. Hansen

Lesley H. Kamenshine, J.D. ’10

Carl W. Mantz, J.D. ’80

Kevin P. Murphy, J.D. ’78

Alan S. Forman, J.D. ’77

Gina M. Harasti, J.D. ’91

Lawrence J. Kansky, J.D. ’10

Paul G. Marcotte, Jr., J.D. ’80

Michael T. Murphy, J.D. ’83

James R. Forrester, J.D. ’98

Nichole Michele Hardman, J.D. ’02

Milton Kaplan, LL.B. ’56

Bradley A. Marcus, J.D. ’06

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Ernest M. Reitz, B.S. ’94 , J.D. ’98

Jerome P. Skyrud, J.D. ’79

Ruth E. Reller and Walter L. Reller

Lucy L. Slaich, J.D. ’03

Roxanne L. Ward, B.S. ’90 , J.D. ’00

Claire D’Antonio

Rebecca D. Myers, J.D. ’93 Sahar Nasserghodsi, J.D. ’11

Carol Renda

Smart Shopper Magazine

Ann Doherty Ware, J.D. ’95

Claudia A. Diamond,* J.D. ’95

Kimberly H. Neal, J.D. ’07 and Aaron D. Neal, J.D. ’07

Colleen K. Rettig, J.D. ’88

Adam G. Smith, J.D. ’12

Deborah Y. Warner, J.D. ’98

Raymond L. Rhine, J.D. ’54

Cheryl Jeanine Smith, J.D. ’00

Tracey P. Warren, J.D. ’02

Downtown Dog Resort and Hospital

Richard D. Neidig, J.D. ’75

Barbara W. Rice, J.D. ’77 and Herbert L. Rice, Jr., B.S. ’80

David B. Smith, J.D. ’72

Paul Wartzman, LL.B. ’51

Eric B. Easton*

Gordon Smith, J.D. ’11

Eleanor Wascavage

Oleg Fastovsky, J.D. ’08

Margaret Swain Ricely, R.N., J.D. ’87

John S. Smith, J.D. ’86

Bradley A. Wasser, J.D. ’10

Federal Hill Fitness

Andrew R. Smullian, J.D. ’07

Dale E. Watson, J.D. ’74

Federal Hill Main Street

Lee M. Snyder, LL.B. ’66

Genelle R. Watts, J.D. ’88

Susan M. Gerhart

Dennis H. Sober, J.D. ’75

Thomas J. Waxter, III, J.D. ’91

Michele E. Gilman*

Joseph M. Weeda, J.D. ’08

Jill Green,* J.D. ’94

H. Charles Weigand, LL.B. ’68

The Greene Turtle of Hunt Valley

Brian A. Neil, M.B.A. ’09 , J.D. ’09 Andrew J. Nelson, J.D. ’06 Jeffrey P. Nesson, J.D. ’82

Caroline N. Dewey

Thomas C. Newbrough, Jr., B.A. ’81, J.D. ’83

Carrie B. Riley, J.D. ’93

Delores M. Newsome, M.S. ’81, J.D. ’93

John F. Robbert, LL.M. ’95

Autry N. Noblitt, J.D. ’65

Marvin N. Robbins, J.D. ’71

S. Leonard Sollins, LL.B. ’52, M.S. ’85

Valerie A. Rocco, J.D. ’76

Laurie N. Solomon, J.D. ’85

Jesse S. Weinberg,** LL.B. ’40

Grilled Cheese & Co.

Paul R. Rochlin, LL.B. ’58

Richard A. Somerville, J.D. ’75

John S. Weiner, J.D. ’75

Nienke Grossman*

Stanley C. Rogosin, J.D. ’74

Jayson A. Soobitsky, J.D. ’88

Harvey M. Weisberg, J.D. ’65

John Hagenbrok

Lisa Cahn Rolnick, J.D. ’02

Nicole M. Soraruf, J.D. ’10

Heather M. Welch, J.D. ’10

F. Michael Higginbotham*

Stuart R. Rombro, J.D. ’73

Roslyn J. Soudry, J.D. ’76

William R. Hubbard*

Stephen R. Roscher, J.D. ’87 Joshua Roseman, J.D. ’56

Elaine P. Spector, J.D. ’96 and Yale R. Spector, J.D. ’97

Marcie B. Wendell, J.D. ’90 and Gregory T. Wendell, M.S. ’91 Nancy C. West, J.D. ’80

Robert S. Sperling, J.D. ’83

David Jaros*

Jules H. Rosenberg, J.D. ’80

Stan Whiting, J.D. ’75

Kenneth J. Spindler, J.D. ’79

Kali’s Restaurant Group

Norman Roskos, J.D. ’64

Kristina B. Whittaker, J.D. ’81

Lisa S. Spitulnik, J.D. ’99

Kaplan Bar Review

Riccardo A. Ross, J.D. ’03

Sarah E. Widman, J.D. ’04

Stanislav Spivak

Elizabeth Keyes*

Mary Rumbaugh and Robert Rumbaugh

Albert R. Wilkerson, J.D. ’65

Joy A. Springfield, J.D. ’99

Parag Khandhar*

Jennifer K. Williams, J.D. ’97

Kevin C. Rupert, Certificate ’89, M.B.A. ’92 , J.D. ’96

Paul N. St. Hillaire, J.D. ’97

Jennifer S. Kim*

Loretta O. Orndorff, J.D. ’80

Melinda G. Williams, J.D. ’95

Loretta Russell Hoffmann

Taren N. Stanton, J.D. ’07

Dionne K. Koller*

Chantel R. Ornstein, M.P.A. ’96, J.D. ’97

William L. Williamson, J.D. ’70

Sheila S. Steelman, M.A. ’86 and Barry L. Steelman, J.D. ’78

Jeri Lande

William F. Rutkowski, J.D. ’63

Christian B. Wilson, J.D. ’76

Robert H. Lande*

Charles J. Ryan, III, J.D. ’85

Roger M. Windsor, LL.B. ’65

Aaron J. Stein, J.D. ’91

Kenneth Lasson*

Debra R. Salim, J.D. ’07

Susan Winestein, J.D. ’89

Stuart Steiner, J.D. ’67

Jaime Lee*

Ryan B. Saltzman, J.D. ’05

Alan M. Winner, A.A. ’48 , J.D. ’39

Gregory L. Stephenson, J.D. ’77

Patricia M. Lesnick, J.D. ’88

Harrie S. Samaras, J.D. ’84

William J. Wiseman, III, J.D. ’66

Kevin D. Stern, J.D. ’11


Joan T. Sargent, J.D. ’84

Lisa I. Wojeck, J.D. ’97

Harry P. Stringer, Jr., J.D. ’80

Matthew Lindsay*

Wilmer J. E. Sauerbrey, J.D. ’64

Christopher Dale Wolf, J.D. ’00

David A. Stucky, J.D. ’09


Vinayak Saxena, J.D. ’10

Cyd B. Wolf, J.D. ’82

Michael Stultz, M.A. ’87 , J.D. ’91

Katie Loncarich*

Gerald P. Scala, LL.B. ’69

John W. Stupak, J.D. ’80

Shawn C. Wolsey, J.D. ’02

Matthew John’s Hair & Nail Salon

Christopher M. Patterson, J.D. ’78

Alexander L. Scarola, J.D. ’99

Diane C. Sullivan, J.D. ’87

Ronald R. Wolz, J.D. ’91

Meadow Mill Athletic Club

Eva M. Pearlman, LL.M. ’93

Steven L. Schaeffer, J.D. ’83

Henry W. Supinski, J.D. ’76

Kristin H. Woolam, J.D. ’96

Anne K. Pecora, J.D. ’73 and Richard F. Pecora, J.D. ’70

Joseph N. Schaller, J.D. ’87

Christina Sutt, J.D. ’11

Steven P. Wright, J.D. ’06

Leslie S. Metzger,* B.A. ’84, M.P.A. ’92

John F. Schatz, J.D. ’66

Ted Tai, J.D. ’04

Michael T. Wyatt, J.D. ’89

Michael I. Meyerson*

Linda T. Penn, J.D. ’86

James P. Schell, LL.B. ’61

Minato Sushi Bar

Robert M. Perkins, J.D. ’09

Curtis E. Tatum, J.D. ’09

Susan M. Wyckoff, J.D. ’96

Josephine N. Schlick, J.D. ’09

Anne T. Modarressi

Lucy Perone

Patrick Taylor

Lacey D. Yegen, J.D. ’09

Eric N. Schloss, J.D. ’94

Crystal Moll

Thomas C. Perrone, J.D. ’77

Thomas G. Taylor, LL.B. ’65

Edward W. Yoder, J.D. ’66

Andrew E. Teitelman, J.D. ’03

Lauren Young

MOM’s Organic Market

Daniel Jay Pesachowitz, J.D. ’00

Elissa K. Schoedel, J.D. ’05 and Vincent J. Halloran, M.B.A. ’05

James S. Zavakos, J.D. ’97

Mother’s Federal Hill Grille

Phi Alpha Delta

Otto P. Schulze, LL.B. ’55

Robert S. Zelko, LL.B. ’59

Noble’s Bar & Grill

Angela Phillips and Daniel G. Phillips

Calley R. Schwaber, J.D. ’01

Lauren Ziegler, J.D. ’11

Lydia Nussbaum

Christopher Ziemski, J.D. ’04

Pandora’s Locks Hairbraiding

Daniel D. Phillips, J.D. ’10

Ren Serey, J.D. ’89

Residence Inn by Marriott

John D. Phillips, J.D. ’67

William H. Sewell, LL.B. ’69

M. Trent Zivkovich, J.D. ’06

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Lynn E. Pickens, J.D. ’91

John W. Thomas, Jr., LL.B. ’55, LL.B. ’67

Craig L. Zissel, J.D. ’05

Scott A. Shail, J.D. ’99

Emily L. Zychowicz, J.D. ’09

Jason Ritterstein

Robert A. Pinkner, LL.B. ’65

Paul B. Thompson, J.D. ’76

Steven E. Shane, J.D. ’98

Barbara M. Porter, J.D. ’78

Lisa R. Thornton, J.D. ’95 , M.P.A. ’95

Mary Carol Shannahan, J.D. ’06

Gifts in Kind

Nathan J. Postillion, J.D. ’10

Antone D. Shaw, M.B.A. ’89, J.D. ’92

Eileen Tiffenbach and David Tiffenbach

S.A.F.E. Management

Suzanne W. Posner, J.D. ’80

Barbara M. Tilghman, J.D. ’82

A People United, LLC

Renee Sanchez

Jason R. Potter, J.D. ’05

Gareth D. Shaw, LL.B. ’63

Elizabeth Anderson

Schifanelli & Associates, LLC

Catherine A. Potthast, J.D. ’84

Nicole C. Shaw, J.D. ’98

John R. Toston, Sr., A.A. ’51, B.S. ’53 , LL.B. ’57

Peter G. Angelos, LL.B. ’61

Shapiro’s Café

Matthew T. Powell, J.D. ’11

Michael J. Sherbin, J.D. ’65

Bill L. Treadwell, J.D. ’70

Sabrina Balgamwalla*

Shemer Bar Review, LLC

John Frederick Price, J.D. ’80

Timothy H. Sheridan, J.D. ’91

Genevieve N. Trego, J.D. ’09


Michael W. Prokopik, J.D. ’79

Sarah B. Sherman, J.D. ’08

Stanley Turk, J.D. ’91

Baltimore Coffee and Tea Company, Inc.

Mary E. Quillen, J.D. ’93

Maher M. Shomali, J.D. ’06

James H. Tuvin

Baltimore Comedy Factory

Spirit Cruises

Harry E. Quinn, LL.B. ’68

Rose Shovlin

Edward M. Ulsch, J.D. ’74

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Starbucks Coffee Company

Phillip E. Radabaugh, J.D. ’74

Richard M. Shure, LL.B. ’68

Judith A. Urban, J.D. ’97

Blue Agave

Colin P. Starger*

Frank J. Ragione, J.D. ’73

David J. Shuster, J.D. ’94

V.A. Tramontano & Son

The Brewer’s Art

Supano’s Steakhouse

Tracy C. Rammacca, M.B.A. ’88 and Joseph D. Rammacca, J.D. ’93

Dean A. Siedlecki, J.D. ’88

Julia Rafalko Vaughn, J.D. ’94, LL.M. ’00 , B.S. ’09

Brown, Goldstein, Levy, LLP

Ten Thousand Villages

Kimberly N. Brown*

Thai Arroy

Robert D. Vinikoor, J.D. ’76

Captain Larry’s

Angela M. Vallario,* J.D. ’91

Harry J. Noonan, J.D. ’78 Denice R. Norris, J.D. ’92 Robert Wayne Nuckles, LL.M. ’00 Alice D. O’Brien, J.D. ’01 Marian M. O’Conor, J.D. ’87 Thomas F. Offutt, J.D. ’73 Jumoke Oladapo, LL.M., ’09 Frederick A. Olverson, J.D. ’64 Kathleen A. O’Neill Bradley Or Eugenia K. Ordynsky, J.D. ’93 , M.B.A. ’93

Stanley G. Oshinsky, J.D. ’79 Ugur Ozyuruk, LL.M., ’10 Angela D. Paavola, J.D. ’84 and Samuel H. Paavola, J.D. ’75 Eugene O. Palazzo, J.D. ’77 Venk Paluvai, J.D. ’09 Carrie A. Parente Cassia W. Parson, J.D. ’91 , M.B.A. ’91

Richard M. Rinaudot, J.D. ’69

Samuel A. Seidler, J.D. ’87

Samuel Teitelman, J.D. ’75 Laurie TerBeek* Michael G. Terhune, J.D. ’09 Joanne Kalus Thaler, J.D. ’78

Indigma Indian Restaurant

Ropewalk Tavern Sammy’s Trattoria

Soup’s On Baltimore

Martha T. Ramsey, J.D. ’82

Lisa M. Sifford, J.D. ’94 and Franklin D. Sifford, J.D. ’97

Charles S. Rand, J.D. ’73

Edgar P. Silver, LL.B. ’53

Dean Vlahopoulos, J.D. ’97

Center Stage

Rosemary M. Ranier, J.D. ’77

Alexander M. Silverstein, J.D. ’95

Edward F. Vlcek, J.D. ’90

Continental Title Group

Bonnie L. Warnken, J.D. ’90, and Byron L. Warnken,* J.D. ’77

Lauri F. Rasnick, J.D. ’95

Catherine A. B. Simanski, J.D. ’12

Katelyn Vu

Louis Curran

Eleanor Wascavage

Natalie H. Rees, J.D. ’78

Lani Sinfield, J.D. ’10

Robert D. Waldman, LL.M. ’91

Todd Czapski

Ronald H. Weich*

Mary C. Reese, J.D. ’89

Keith R. Siskind, J.D. ’86

Gregory B. Walz, J.D. ’95

Dan Brothers Shoes

Zelda Zen

Theresa M. Regner, J.D. ’03

Phyllis O. Siskind, A.A. ’51

Mollie Wander, J.D. ’10 , M.B.A. ’10

Danielle Cover Photography

Zena’s Spa & Salon * UB faculty or staff

** Donor is deceased

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president of the Baltimore Bar


Foundation Inc., the charitable

Holzman was promoted to

arm of the Bar Association of

vice president of retail leasing

Baltimore City.

for St. John Properties Inc., a Baltimore-based real estate


development and management

Boyd, a partner with High


Swartz LLP, based in Norristown,

alumni 1970s

Pa., was appointed to the LLP. He is the first managing


Pennsylvania Bar Association’s

partner to be chosen from the

In June, Jimeno was named

Family Law Section executive

Baltimore office, according to

the 82nd president of the Anne


Arundel Bar Association.

the Baltimore Business Journal.



Persico, managing partner of

J.D. ’87, LL.M. ’92

Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald

In its list of CEO/CFO “Dream

LLP in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was

Teams of Baltimore,” the

selected to the Pennsylvania

Baltimore Business Journal

Super Lawyers list for 2013 in

recognized McCarthy for his

the area of real estate law.

work at Catholic Charities of

THE HON. THOMAS G. ROSS, J.D. ’78 Queen Anne’s County Circuit Judge Ross has begun a two-year term as chair of the Maryland Conference of Circuit Judges, or CCJ. The CCJ serves as a policy advisory body to the chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals.

Baltimore, where he is the executive director. Vicki Schultz, J.D. ’89, joined the law school in November 2012 as the associate dean for administration after serving as deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. Schultz previously served as senior adviser at the

1980s BRIAN P. DARMODY, J.D. ’81 Darmody has been named associate vice president for corporate and foundation relations at the University of

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and has worked in Maryland in the

MARTIN DORSEY, J.D. ’97 Dorsey was named to a Baltimore City District Court judgeship by Gov. Martin O’Malley in August.

ROBERT KASUNIC, J.D. ’92 In April, Kasunic was appointed associate register of copyrights and director of registration policy and practice at the U.S.

NEIL DUKE, J.D. ’98 Duke, a principal in Ober Kaler’s Employment Group, was named to the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission, the governance board for Maryland Public Broadcasting.

Copyright Office. Previously he

THOMAS P. DWYER, J.D. ’94 Dwyer joined the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP as a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

of the national registration

DAVID ELLIN, J.D. ’97 Ellin, of the Law Office of David Ellin P.C., was named to The Daily Record’s “Successful Before 40” VIP list.

Office Practices.

was deputy general counsel of the Copyright Office. In his new role, Kasunic serves as the principal adviser to the register on legal and business issues relating to the administration system. He will also play a major role in implementing the office’s forthcoming Compendium of Copyright

DAVID A. “SKIP” PRICHARD, J.D. ’96 Prichard was named president and CEO of OCLC, an online

community development and


library cooperative based in

legal services field during her

Gildea was named by The Daily

Dublin, Ohio.

legal career.

Record as one of the “Most Admired CEOs” for private



companies with fewer than 50

Scurti, an adjunct professor


Schwartz was promoted to


at the UB School of Law, was

Grossbart was elected to the

partner at Ingerman & Horwitz

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers

LLP in Baltimore.


Service board of directors.

named to a Baltimore City LAWRENCE S. GREENBERG, J.D. ’94

District Court judgeship by Gov.

In May, Greenberg was

Martin O’Malley in August.


inducted as the 60th president


Wong was hired by Think

of the Maryland Association for


In June, Leitess was sworn in as

Finance as the company’s first

Justice (formerly the Maryland

Shea was recently promoted

the first female state’s attorney

chief integrity officer.

Trial Lawyers Association).

to administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s

for Anne Arundel County. RODNEY E. HILL, J.D. ’96

Animal and Plant Health

Hill was named chief of internal

Inspection Service. He had



Levin has been named

Robert D. Anbinder, J.D. ’92

affairs for the Baltimore Police

served as acting administrator

managing partner at Saul Ewing

Anbinder has been elected

Department in May.

since June 2012.

| 26 | Baltimore Law

2000s RONALD J. ALLEN, J.D. ’02 SuperiorReview, a Houstonbased document-review firm, has named Allen regional sales director, in charge of expanding and developing the firm’s service offerings. He will also focus on large corporations and law firms involved in global litigation. H. BRIGGS BEDIGIAN, J.D. ’02 Bedigian, partner at Gilman & Bedigian LLC, received the Maryland Association for Justice’s Maryland Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. The award recognizes the Maryland trial lawyer, or team of trial lawyers, that made the greatest contribution to the public interest by trying or settling a case of precedential value—precedential because it changed the law to benefit Marylanders or because the case “sent a message” to those who might seek to trample the rights of Maryland citizens.   Geoffrey G. Hengerer, J.D. ’02 Hengerer joined the Baltimorebased firm of Silverman

and entities in federal and state


tax controversies and litigation.

Wilkins has been appointed

Previously, Liang was employed

government relations officer for

as a certified public accountant.

Anne Arundel County by County

Liang also volunteers with

Executive Laura Neuman.

the Maryland Defense Force, which provides supplemental professional and technical


support to the Maryland


Military Department and the

A University of Baltimore Law

Maryland National Guard.

Review note by Brown was

KIMBERLY NEAL, J.D. ’07 Neal, an associate with Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP in Baltimore, was named to The Daily Record’s “Successful Before 40” VIP list.

cited in a report to Congress

publications Books John Bessler Cruel and Unusual: The American Death Penalty and the Founders’ Eighth Amendment (Northeastern University Press, 2012).

Research Service. Her note

Eric Easton Mobilizing the Press: Defending the First Amendment in the

addressed antitrust issues that

Supreme Court (Vandeplas

can arise when pharmaceutical

Publishing, 2013).

prepared by the Congressional

companies settle patent infringement cases. It was


cited in the report before the

Robinson, partner at

Supreme Court ruled on FTC v.

Baltimore’s Whiteford Taylor

Actavis in June.

Garrett Epps American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2013).

The Daily Record’s “Successful


Wrong and Dangerous: Ten Right-Wing Myths About Our

Before 40” VIP list.

Dodd, an attorney with

Constitution (Rowman &

& Preston LLP, was named to

Simmons & Dodd LLP, in TARA SHOEMAKER, J.D. ’07

Cambridge, Md., was named to

Shoemaker, principal of Tara

The Daily Record’s “Successful

Shoemaker & Associates in

Before 40” VIP list.

Frederick, received the Small Firm Award in the Pro Bono


Resource Center of Maryland’s

Hogan was hired as an

annual Maryland Pro Bono

associate attorney at Adelberg,

Service Awards.

Rudow, Dorf & Hendler LLC in Baltimore.

Thompson Slutkin & White as a


member in September.

Stone joined ConnectYourCare


as general counsel. The Hunt JONAS JACOBSON, J.D. ’00

Lazerow, a member of

Valley-based organization

Jacobson has joined the new

Whiteford Taylor & Preston’s

specializes in health care

government relations firm of

Business Reorganizations and

savings account administration.

Bankruptcy Litigation group,

Littlefield Publishers, 2012). Leigh Goodmark A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System (New York University Press, 2012). F. Michael Higginbotham Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America (New York University Press, 2013).

Greenberg LLP. Galoubandi

Jana L. Ponczak, J.D. ’12

represents banks, lending

Ponczak opened her solo

institutions, private lenders and

Lynn McLain Emerita Professor McLain completed the manuscripts for the third edition of her threevolume treatise on Maryland and federal evidence law, and for the fourth edition of her volume on the Maryland Rules of Evidence. They are slated for publication by Thomson West in

practice, The Law Office of Jana

late 2013.


businesses in all aspects of real

L. Ponczak, in Pikesville.

Liang has been elected

loan workouts. He was named


a partner of Baltimore’s

a Maryland Super Lawyers

Severance was hired as an

Michael Meyerson Endowed by Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg

Rising Star for Bankruptcy and

associate at Niles, Barton &

America (Yale University Press,

LLP, representing individuals

Creditor/Debtor Rights in 2013.

Wilmer LLP in Baltimore.


Perry, White, Ross & Jacobson in Annapolis. NICOLE PASTORE KLEIN, J.D. ’00 Klein was named to a Baltimore City District Court judgeship by Gov. Martin O’Malley in August.

was a 2013 recipient of The BOB VAN GALOUBANDI, J.D. ’05

Daily Record’s “20 in Their

Galoubandi has been elected

Twenties” award.

a partner of Rosenberg Martin

estate lending and troubled

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notes Mortimer Sellers

Wendy Gerzog

Elizabeth Keyes

Lydia Nussbaum

“Koons: Interest Deduction

“Examining Maryland’s

“ADR’s Place in Foreclosure:

and FLP Valuation Practice

Views on Immigrants and

Remedying the Flaws of a

Pointers” (140 Tax Notes 375, July 22, 2013). “Valuing Fractional Interests in Art for Estate Tax Purposes” 2013).

in Immigration Law” (26

and the Foundations of

Winters: Do Blanks Denote

International Law (Cambridge

Revocability?” (138 Tax Notes

Alexander Hamilton” is to be published as a chapter in Denis Galligan (ed.) Constitutions and the Classics (Oxford University Press, 2013).

A Treatise is scheduled for

July 2013).

Georgetown Immigration Law Journal 207, 2012).

Max Oppenheimer “Patents 101: Patentable Subject Matter and Separation of Powers” (15 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law 1, 2012).

Robert Lande

“Four Things Every Inventor

“Wimmer Wins FLP Annual

“Cartels as Rational Business

Should Do by March 15”

Exclusions” (138 Tax Notes 489,

Strategy: Crime Pays,” co-

(Oklahoma Journal of Law and

Jan. 28, 2013).

written with John M. Connor (34

Technology’s blog, Feb. 28,

“Valuation Discounting and the

Cardozo Law Review 427, 2012).


Lottery Cases” (137 Tax Notes 917, Nov. 19, 2012). Tax Notes 1613, Sept. 24, 2012).

Maryland Criminal Procedure:

(34 Cardozo Law Review 1889,

1477, March 25, 2013).

“Another Turn with Turner” (136 Byron Warnken, J.D. ’77

Securitized Housing Market”

“Beyond Saints and Sinners: Discretion and Narrative

“When Sommers Are

“The Constitutional Thought of

Baltimore Law Forum 1, 2013).

(139 Tax Notes 1073, May 27,

Parochialism, Cosmopolitanism,

University Press, 2012).

Immigration” (43 University of

“A Traditional and Textualist Analysis of the Goals of Antitrust: Efficiency, Preventing Theft From Consumers, and

“Not All Defined Value Clauses

Consumer Choice” (81 Fordham

Are Equal” (10 Pittsburgh Tax

Law Review 2349, 2013).

Review, 2012).

“Toward an Empirical

publication this fall. The three-

Elizabeth Samuels “Surrender and Subordination: Birth Mothers and Adoption Law Reform” (20 Michigan Journal of Gender & Law 33, 2013). Mortimer Sellers

volume work is intended as a

Michele Gilman

Assessment of Private Antitrust

comprehensive resource for

“The Poverty Defense” (47

Enforcement,” co-written with

Maryland’s judges, prosecutors,

University of Richmond Law

Joshua P. Davis (36 Seattle

Annual Meeting of the American

defense counsel and law

Review 495, 2013).

University Law Review 1269,

Society of International Law,

“The Class Differential in



Lande also co-wrote

Charles Tiefer

“Comparative Negligence With

In February, the American

Joint and Several Liability:

Federation of Government

“Transgender People, Intimate

The Best of Both Worlds” (1

Employees released a legal

Partner Abuse, and the Legal

University of Baltimore Law


System” (48 Harvard Civil

Review Online 1, Dec. 13, 2012).


Privacy Law” (77 Brooklyn Law

Articles & Reports Gilda Daniels “Lining Up: Ensuring Equal Access to the Right to Vote” was published in August by the Advancement Project and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Review 1389, 2012). Leigh Goodmark

Rights-Civil Liberties Law

(Proceedings of the 106th

Spending on Service Contracts In Order to Comply With Sequestration”—by Professor

Review, 2012).

Clement Lau

Tiefer that was quoted in The

Nienke Grossman

“American Public Library Law

Washington Post, among other

“The Normative Legitimacy


news outlets.

of International Courts” was

appeared in the Tushuguan

Neil Dilloff

selected for presentation at the

zazhi (图书馆杂志), a library

“Law School Training: Bridging

Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior

journal in China.

the Gap Between Legal

Faculty Forum, which took place

Education and the Practice of

“International Legal Positivism”

at Yale Law School in June.


Matthew Lindsay “Immigration, Sovereignty,

Law” (24 Stanford Law & Policy

David Jaros

Review 425, 2013). Dilloff, an

“Perfecting Criminal Markets”

and the Constitution of

American Association of Law

adjunct professor, is a partner

(112 Columbia Law Review 1947,

Foreignness” (45 Connecticut

Schools, held in January 2013

at DLA Piper’s Baltimore office.

December 2012).

Law Review 743, February 2013).

in New Orleans, Professor

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At the annual meeting of the

José Anderson was elected national chair of the nearly 800-member section on litigation for 2013-2014. Professor Barbara Babb, director of the Sayra and Neil

in the news

Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts, spoke May 31 at the 50th Anniversary Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts in Los Angeles. She discussed changes and trends in family courts. Professor John Bessler spoke Dec. 8, 2012, to the 2nd Oslo International Symposium on Capital Punishment. On Feb. 14, Bessler provided written testimony to Maryland’s Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee about the repeal of the state’s death penalty. Professor Gilda Daniels served as a guest speaker at the discussion group A.C.T.O.R.

Dean Ronald Weich In an op-ed published in The Daily Record on Feb. 21, Dean Weich addressed concerns about upheaval in legal education and in the legal marketplace and described the School of Law as well-positioned to flourish despite the changes. Wrote Weich: “Increasingly, lawyers work in tandem with other professionals on multi-faceted assignments. They must be fluent in the sophisticated information technology that dominates both litigation and commercial matters today. They are often judged—and compensated—according to the outcomes they achieve rather than the hours they tally. And in this fastpaced, competitive atmosphere, law school graduates don’t always have the luxury of on-the-job training. Not all law schools will successfully adapt to this brave new world, but I’m confident the University of Baltimore will do so.”

(A Continuing Talk on Race) on Nov. 4, 2012, and discussed voter suppression and the 2012 election. In March, Professor Eric Easton completed a three-year term as chair of the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the Maryland State Bar Association and became immediate past chair of the section. In April, Easton was named Faculty Member of the Year by the Black Law Students Association. Professor Michele Gilman, director of the Civil Advocacy Clinic and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism, presented “The Return of

PROFESSOR GILDA DANIELS Professor Daniels was the author of an op-ed that appeared in The Baltimore Sun on Feb. 27, the day the Supreme Court heard arguments in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder. She argued that the court must not roll back voting rights, specifically Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, which requires “covered jurisdictions” to get federal approval of voting changes before they can implement them. Wrote Daniels: “Many of the outlawed acts of the past have comparable companions in this new millennium. Poll taxes are the forefathers of voter ID laws, and the old literacy tests are similar to proof of citizenship laws. These contemporary methods of voter suppression may not be as overt as George Wallace standing in the schoolhouse door or Bull Connor refusing to register African-American citizens to vote, but the impediments to voter registration and

voter participation are very much the same in intent and impact.” PROFESSOR DIONNE KOLLER Professor Koller was quoted in an April DC Bar cover story titled “Playing It Safe: Are Concussions Ruining Sports?” Koller said she believed football could adjust its rules and still thrive. “The NFL … can change the expectations of the fans by evolving the game and emphasizing passing, catching, running, kicking, and strategy,” she wrote. “There’s a lot that goes on in that sport. It doesn’t have to be marginalized because it loses some of the violence. Look at [Olympic] hockey—people start appreciating the strategy and the team aspects when you take out the fights.” PROFESSOR MICHAEL MEYERSON Professor Meyerson published an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun on April 21 about cyberbullying. Wrote Meyerson: “Cellphones and the Internet have not only altered the way we communicate, they have changed the way we can injure one another. The telecommunications revolution has created the capability of causing far greater harm to children than the bullying many of us remember from when we were young.” PROFESSOR CHARLES TIEFER Professor Tiefer was quoted in a June 20 Bloomberg News story about the growing use of contractors to vet job-seekers for security clearances. “The notion that government officials have the final decision about granting or denying clearances is a mere fig leaf, and a pretty small one at that,” Tiefer said in the article, which appeared in The Washington Post’s business section. Tiefer is a former member of the U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting.

the Welfare Queen” at a symposium titled “Gender Matters: Women, Social Policy

Fall 2013 | 29 |


Professor Gilbert Holmes

Lau, associate director

Internationale de Droit

was selected as dean of the

for technical services and

Constitutionnel. In addition,

University of La Verne College of

administration in the law library,

Sellers has been selected,

Law in Ontario, Calif. He began

as the 2013 recipient of the Jing

with Professor Stephan Kirste

his tenure this past summer.

Liao Award. Lau was selected for

of the University of Salzburg,

his publication “American Public

as the general editor of the

Professor Margaret

Library Law (美国公共图书

Encyclopedia of the Philosophy

Johnson has been appointed

of Law and Social Philosophy.

and the 2012 Election” on

for the 2014 American

馆法研究),” which appeared in the Tushuguan zazhi (图书 馆杂志), a library journal in

April 2 at American University

Association of Law Schools’

China. The award came with a

conference of the International

Washington College of Law.

Section on Clinical Legal

$500 prize.

Association for the Philosophy

Gilman became president of

Education Conference, which

the board of the Public Justice

is the largest section of the

Professor Audrey

Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He was

Center in June.

AALS and hosts the annual

McFarlane spoke at a

also invited to speak in October

conference for clinical law

symposium at Fordham Law

at the European University


School in honor of the 40th

Institute and the Alberaccio

anniversary of the Fordham

Macchiavelli to honor the 500th

Professor Elizabeth Keyes

Urban Law Journal. Her panel

anniversary of the publication

spoke on U.S. clinical legal

was titled “What Is Urban Law

of Niccolò Machiavelli’s The

education at the 2013 Law and



Conference, held in June by the

Professor Jane Murphy’s

To mark the retirement of the

University of Detroit Mercy.

legal scholarship was cited

Hon. Robert M. Bell, chief

in a June 12 New York Times

judge of the Maryland Court of

Professor Robert Lande

online op-ed titled “Is Forced

Appeals, Professor Byron

was one of three recipients

Fatherhood Fair?” The article

Warnken, J.D. ’77, along with

chair of the Planning Committee

Last spring, Professor Leigh Goodmark was named Faculty Member of the Year by the Baltimore Women’s Bar Association and also received the Robert M. Bell Award from UBSPI. In addition, Goodmark presented a talk titled “Rethinking State Intervention in Intimate Partner Violence” at the American Association of

In July, Sellers was a plenary speaker at the biennial

of Law and Social Philosophy in

Legal Education in the Americas

of the 11th annual Jerry S.

concludes: “Policies that

50 law students and lawyers,

Law Schools’ annual meeting

Cohen Award for the best

punish men for accidental

compiled a 250-page book

in New Orleans on Jan. 7. Her

antitrust scholarship of 2012.

pregnancies also punish those

covering Judge Bell’s 209

article “Transgender People,

He received his award at the

children who must manage a

criminal law opinions—majority,

Intimate Partner Abuse, and

American Antitrust Institute’s

lifelong relationship with an

concurring and dissent—during

the Legal System,” published

Annual Conference on June 12.

absent but legal father.”

his 23 years on the Court of

in the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil

Lande and John M. Connor, co-

Liberties Law Review, was the

authors of “Cartels as Rational

Professor Max

focus of the Harvard journal’s

Business Strategy: Crime Pays”

Oppenheimer served as a

annual fall colloquium, held

(34 Cardozo Law Review 427),

judge for the Emmy Awards and

Nov. 5, 2012. A month earlier,

split an $8,000 prize and each

for the University of Maryland,

Goodmark was a keynote

received an original piece of

College Park’s Inventor of the


Year award.

Professor Kenneth Lasson

In April, Professor Elizabeth

spoke at a conference at

Samuels testified in favor

The Hon. John F. Gossart Jr.,

Goodenough College, University

of an adoption law reform

U.S. Immigration Judge of the

of London, on Dec. 2, 2012. The

bill before the Ohio Senate

Baltimore Immigration Court,

title of his presentation was

Committee on Medicaid,

retired in August after 32 years

“Antisemitism on Campus.”

Health and Human Services. In

on the bench and 42 years of

The conference was sponsored

March she submitted written

federal service. Judge Gossart

by the Journal for the Study of

testimony to the Ohio House

has taught immigration law


Judiciary Committee.

at UB for 17 years. He plans to

and in December attended

The CALA Committee for the Jing

Professor Mortimer

oral hearings in The Hague,

Liao Award for the Best Research

Sellers has been elected a


in All Media chose Clement

member of the Association

speaker at the University of Buffalo School of Law’s Conference on Intimate Partner Violence. In 2012, Professor Nienke Grossman served as a legal adviser to the government of Chile in a maritime dispute (Peru v. Chile) in the


International Court of Justice

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adjunct faculty

continue teaching at the law school in retirement. President Barack Obama’s

nomination of federal

2012 as the assistant director

Katie Rolfes, administrative

scholarly paper “The Collective

magistrate Paul Grimm to a

of communications and

assistant in the Office of

Bargaining Chips Are Down:

seat on the U.S. District Court

external relations. Cobbett

Academic Affairs, received

How Wisconsin’s Collective

in Maryland was confirmed by

has a master’s degree in

a 2012 UB Staff Recognition

Bargaining Restrictions Place the

the Senate on Dec. 3, 2012.

public relations from the S.I.


U.S. in Violation of International

Judge Grimm is a long-serving

Newhouse School of Public

member of the UB adjunct

Communications at Syracuse


University and a bachelor’s

Labor Laws.”


in communication studies

Tawny Holmes, J.D. ’13, was named to the board of directors

On April 10, Alan Nemeth took

from Canisius College. She

part in a panel discussion—

previously worked as the

“Trending Topics in Animal

community services assistant

Ebony Thompson, J.D. ’13,

Holmes was appointed to serve

Law”—at the University of the

for Finger Lakes Health in

received a 2012 Marjorie Cook

as an adviser on education and

District of Columbia David A.

Geneva, N.Y.

Endowed Scholars Program

early-intervention issues. She

award, which is given to women

focused on education law at UB.

Clarke School of Law. Nemeth

of the National Association of the Deaf for the 2012-2014 term.

talked about the intersection of

Hope Keller joined the law

graduate students studying

animal law and family law. He

school in November 2012 as

law or public policy who are

Five 2013 graduates have

pointed out that 25 states and

the director of communications

committed to empowering

been chosen by the Law

the District of Columbia have

after leaving The Baltimore

women and advancing their

Career Development Office

passed domestic violence bills

Sun, where she was an editor.

social status through a career

as the first class of University

designed to protect pets and

She has worked as a reporter

in law or as a policymaker.

of Baltimore School of Law

that family law could develop

and editor at several other

to include joint custody and

newspapers, including the

Katie Gallagher, J.D. ’14,

visitation of pets.

International Herald Tribune,

testified March 7 before

The Philadelphia Inquirer and

the Judiciary Committee

The Daily Record.

of the Maryland House of Delegates on a bill to prevent


Laura Panozzo joined the


Office of Law Admissions as admissions counselor in March.

Tiffany Fountaine, J.D. ’14,

Previously, Panozzo spent

was named to Lawyers of

Ethel Banks joined the Office

five years at Siena Heights

Color’s Inaugural Hot List,

of Finance and Administration

University in Adrian, Mich., as

which recognizes successful

at the School of Law in

an admissions representative

early- to mid-career attorneys

September as an accounting

and an assistant women’s

under 40.

clerk. She has 15 years of

basketball coach. She has a

accounting experience and

bachelor’s degree in sport

Caroline Mapp, J.D. ’14,

most recently worked in

management and a master’s

earned the position of senior

the Finance Department of

in organizational leadership

editor on the Southern

American University.

from Siena Heights, where she

Region Black Law Students

was a four-year starter for the

Association Law Journal, based

women’s basketball team.

on her participation in the

Jernee Bramble, associate director of law placement, was

publication’s summer “write

Apprentice Fellows. The fellows work as paid, full-time law clerks with nonprofits or government organizations that provide legal services. This year’s fellows are Rebecca Simpson, Free State Legal Project; Katheryn Anderson, Maryland Disability Law Center; Rexanah Wyse, Catholic Charities, Esperanza Center, Immigration Legal Services; Michael Stone, Homeless Persons Representation Project; and Greg Kuester, Office of the Maryland Attorney General, Associate Program.

in memoriam

chosen as June’s “Member

Emily Rogers, J.D. ’12, joined

Spotlight” for WALRAA,

the law school in 2012 as the

the Washington Area Legal

assistant director of the Law

Amanda Webster, J.D. ’13,

Third-year law student John

Recruitment Administrators

Career Development Office,

took third place in the College

Minderhout died suddenly

Association. Bramble serves

where she helps manage the

of Labor and Employment

on April 16. He had planned

as the 2013 co-chair of

externship programs and

Lawyers and American

to practice law on the Eastern

the association’s Diversity

coordinates public-interest

Bar Association Section of

Shore, where he lived with his


programming and events.

Labor and Employment Law

wife, Tui. Before enrolling in law

Rogers is experienced in

Annual Law Student Writing

school, Minderhout worked as

Heather Cobbett joined

immigration law and public

Competition for 2011-2012.

an editor, writer, translator and

the law school in December


Webster was honored for her


on” competition.

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in closing  By Garrett Epps


any years ago, William Faulkner had an epiphany. “One day,” the author said later, “I seemed to shut the door between me and all publisher’s addresses and book lists. I said to myself, Now I can write.” As a law professor, I’ve spent nearly two decades fretting about law review editors and webmasters. One day about four years ago, I decided I would write something just for myself. Maybe only I would ever read it, but the writing would be fun. Thus, for nearly two years I read the Constitution’s text every day, and wrote— for my own satisfaction alone—an analysis of what the Constitution really says, article by article, clause by clause, amendment by amendment. It was fun, and more than fun: It was the most satisfying work I have done in my 20 years as a legal scholar. It was the kind of experience law teaching is supposed to provide and too seldom does—the chance to think about the law and the Constitution independent of the latest headlines and the vagaries of five justices of whatever Supreme Court is current. Remarkably, what I wrote has now been published by Oxford University Press as American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution. That fact astonishes me; no one should get paid for having that much fun. I didn’t read the Constitution seeking light on the subjects of the day—the Affordable Care Act, same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act. Instead, I just read, in all the ways I know how. I used the modes of Bible reading I learned in a Christian school decades ago; I used my training as a lawyer, with specific techniques in interpreting contracts and statutes. I used ways of reading I learned many years ago as a folklore major in college. And finally, I read the Constitution as lyric poetry. I learned something from each way

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of reading. Some parts of the Constitution are Homeric; some are as dry as the English Statute of Frauds. Some are as elusive as a poem by Emily Dickinson, and some—for example, the “thou shalt nots” of the Bill of Rights—echo the thunder atop Mount Sinai. Sometimes we find the meaning in the thunder—and sometimes in the still small voice. I think most citizens should take time to give the Constitution—even the “boring parts”—a careful read. Though it contains many disparate parts, “we the people” need to read the entire text—and, whoever we are, to read it with our entire selves. “Law, say the gardeners, is the sun,” the poet W.H. Auden once wrote; and gardeners may see in the Constitution a diagram of growth; engineers a blueprint; scientists the ongoing record of an experiment. All these modes of reading should play a part in our national game of interpretation. The Constitution is not just for judges and lawyers, nor for historians. It is for all of us. The Russian-American novelist Vladimir Nabokov once suggested that a good reader does not need specialized training but does need a dictionary, some imagination, a good memory and some artistic sense. When I read the Constitution as this kind of reader, it says some surprising things to me. It says some of them in the words it chooses; it says some of them in the way it places words and ideas in conjunction, or separates them; it says some in the words it doesn’t say and the places where it doesn’t say them. Here are some things the Constitution, one way or another, says to me: n It seeks to create a powerful national government, not to restrain it. n It aims to restrain state governments, not to empower them. n It contains seven amendments enacted since 1787 that further restrict the states, and further empower

Congress to enforce them. n Congress is the most important political institution in American political life—not the president, not the state governments and certainly not the Supreme Court. n N  either state nor federal governments have any power to supervise our spiritual lives. n T he right of citizens to vote, mentioned more often in the text than any other right, is the central right of our form of government. I can’t find anything in the text that allows the Supreme Court to decide that Congress has protected it too much. I could go on, but my reading is my own. You may read it differently. If so, you have my respect as long as you are reading this Constitution. Not Magna Carta; not the Articles of Confederation; not the Declaration of Independence; not Madison’s Notes or The Federalist or The Road to Serfdom. This Constitution, not common law. This Constitution, not “natural law.” This Constitution, not “divine law.” If you are a reader of this Constitution, then I welcome your disagreement; to quote Walt Whitman, our greatest constitutional poet, “every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.”

Garrett Epps is a professor at the School of Law. A former reporter for The Washington Post, he is the author of two novels and four books of legal nonfiction. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The Nation and the Los Angeles Times. He is a contributing editor at The American Prospect and legal correspondent for His latest book, American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution, was published by Oxford University Press in August.

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