Tag: University of Maryland Law

UMD Law School Hosting Training for How to Help Immigrants Facing Deportation

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

For three hours tonight, Baltimore-based immigration law experts will teach attorneys, health care providers, teachers and others how they can assist undocumented immigrants facing an increased threat of deportation under the Trump administration.

Correcting Facts on “Young Thurgood”: Big Fish Q&A with UM Law Professor Larry Gibson

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For decades, UM law prof and political consultant Larry Gibson found himself talking the record straight about Thurgood Marshall’s youth and young adulthood – it bothered him that the media held certain basic misconceptions about the justice. For example, Marshall didn’t resent his hometown of Baltimore. He didn’t lack a sense of humor. Nor did Marshall ever intend to be a dentist! Of course, there’s meatier more (the meticulously researched book weighs in at 413 pages). But you’ll have to read Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice (Prometheus) for the larger, nuanced character study.

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