"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.
Sydney Comitz, a senior in the Merrick School of Business, an early-entry student in the University of Baltimore School of Law and president of the UB Student Government Association, has been nominated by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to serve as student representative to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents.