Commenting on the mistrial of Officer William G. Porter, University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Amy Dillard notes that unanimity in jury trials is an indicator of the seriousness of the task at hand - determining whether someone is guilty or not guilty.
UB School of Law Dean Ronald Weich, writing in The Baltimore Sun, says that no single trial can solve broad social problems - but efforts are underway to address some persistent issues within the criminal justice system.
The University of Baltimore School of Law, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the Maryland State Bar Association are among the sponsors of a daylong conference, "Innovations in Family Dispute Resolution," to be held Nov. 13 at the University of Maryland law school.
University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Dionne Koller tells ESPN that the competition ban against Italian figure skater Carolina Kostner, caught up in a doping case against her former boyfriend, was fair.
Paul W. Grimm, a district judge for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, will deliver a presentation marking the official opening of the University of Baltimore School of Law's new Legal Writing Center on Oct. 28.