Gilda R. Daniels, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in The Baltmore Sun that Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act - now under review in a Supreme Court case - must be protected "as a valuable tool to thwart and deter discriminatory voting practices."
In a Feb. 21 letter to The Daily Record, Ronald Weich, dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law, says that the school is working on numerous ways to ensure that "the education we provide is fully relevant to contemporary legal practice and the current legal market." Read the article (log in required).
Judge Andre Davis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will visit the University of Baltimore School of Law on Feb. 26, in a discussion about the importance and effectiveness of outstanding oral advocacy in trial and appellate settings.
The Maryland chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council has given two awards to the University of Baltimore's new John and Frances Angelos Law Center, soon to be home to the UB School of Law. The awards - the USGBC 2012 Wintergreen Award for Innovation in Sustainable Design and the USGBC President's Award - were announced during the chapter's annual Wintergreen Awards.