"Academic Freedom at Risk: The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement Against Israel" will be presented on April 27 in the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center (home of the UB School of Law). Alan Dershowitz, professor emeritus at the Harvard Law School, will deliver a keynote address. A panel discussion, featuring Alan Elsner, former State Department and White House correspondent for Reuters and current vice president of communications at J Street, will also be offered.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's clinical and part-time programs earned high marks in U.S. News & World Report's latest survey of law schools. Overall, the law school's ranking climbed 13 spots, up to #122 from #135 last year.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Daniel Hatcher says Maryland's foster care system is facing a critical shortage of resources, to the point where agencies are claiming monies that are owed to children in the system.