Five law students have been named as fellows for the University of Baltimore School of Law's Legal Writing Center. In this role, they will support their fellow students in navigating a variety of writing assignments in law school, helping them to strengthen their written communication and critical thinking skills - a must for effective lawyering and advocacy work.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun about the high-profile divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Jane C. Murphy provides insights into recent trends in family law, particularly as they affect wealthy couples in complicated relationships.
Lyle Denniston, long-time Supreme Court reporter and unofficial dean of the Supreme Court press corps and now the Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Academic Transformation with the University of Baltimore's Bank of America Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology, will deliver the first in a series of lectures about the court and its role in American life on Sept. 19. Denniston's "Citizenship and Freedom: The Supreme Court and American Politics" series will kick off as part of UB's celebration of Constitution Day.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Charles Tiefer's expertise in government contracting and procurement has led him to be a valuable source in two national news articles this week—one regarding a major federal facility at the south Texas border, and the other a growing proxy war involving India and Pakistan.
Professor José Anderson contributed an op-ed to The AFRO about a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that invalidated a North Carolina voter law enacted by the state legislature. As other states' similar laws are struck down, Anderson says, "We can only hope this trend continues to banish forever such anti-democratic, unconstitutional illegal practices."