Writing in The Conversation, Margaret Johnson, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and co-director of the school’s Center on Applied Feminism, explores the continuing reality of workplace sexual harassment in the #MeToo era. Citing Equal Employment Opportunity Commission statistics that show that only one in four women employees is willing to file a formal complaint against a harasser, she says this low reporting rate can be sourced back to hurdles built into the legal system.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Inter-American Court of Human Rights moot court team, composed of students Kari Lee and Shaneel Myles, and coached by UB alumnae Julianne Montes de Oca, J.D '13, and Hayley Tamburello, J.D. '13, won the award for the best brief in English at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights moot court competition on May 25 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. UB also was represented by Associate Professor Nienke Grossman, who served as a judge in the final round of the oral competition for the first time.
Michele Gilman, the Venable Professor of Law in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of its Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism, writes in Salon that the Supreme Court's decision in the Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis case may exacerbate a number of hot-button topics in the American workplace.
A new Above the Law overview of law schools' effectiveness at placing students in state clerkships finds the University of Baltimore ranked third nationally, behind only Seton Hall and Rutgers in placing the highest number of the most recent graduating class in state and local clerkships.
Natalie Ram, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a specialist in bioethical issues, is weighing in on the use of a public, online DNA repository to help catch a high-profile killer. National media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio, have asked for Ram's views on the law enforcement techniques used to build a case against the so-called "Golden State Killer."