The University of Baltimore's Black Law Students Association team took first place in the Thurgood Marshall mock trial competition at the Mid-Atlantic BLSA Regional Convention this weekend. It was the first time that UB BLSA won the top prize in the annual contest. The group now moves on to the nationals in Houston.
Calling President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration "bigoted and short-sighted," the University of Baltimore's DLA Piper Professor of Law Michael Meyerson said in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the order violates the principles of the Framers of the U.S. Constitution.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ron Weich calls for improvements to the state's bail system, in order to steer away from its tendency to trap poor people and minorities.
Six recent law school graduates—half from the University of Baltimore School of Law and half from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law—have been chosen to participate in a yearlong program that offers advanced legal and business training to new lawyers with solo practices.
In an op-ed in the Afro, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. José F. Anderson writes that nominees to the Supreme Court should show a capacity for deciding cases that goes beyond the ideology of the president who nominated him or her.