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Law Professor: We Must Find Out Why Children Skip School

Law Professor: We Must Find Out Why Children Skip School

May 15, 2014

In an interview on WMAR-TV, University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Barbara Babb says it is crucial to find out why young students are skipping school if school performance is to improve. Babb serves as director of the school's Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts, which operates the highly touted Truancy Court Program.

Law Professor: Court Missed Evidence of Non-Sectarianism

Law Professor: Court Missed Evidence of Non-Sectarianism

May 12, 2014

Reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court quoting from his book about religious freedom, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson tells The Baltimore Sun that the court's majority missed an important point: The Framers of the Constitution enshrined non-sectarianism in the document, although they expressed their religious faith in their private and quasi-public dealings with each other.

Prof. Michael Meyerson Quoted in Supreme Court Case

Prof. Michael Meyerson Quoted in Supreme Court Case

May 5, 2014

University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson's 2012 book, Endowed By Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America, was cited in a newly decided U.S. Supreme Court case, Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway.

Law Professor: Affirmative Action is Still Needed

Law Professor: Affirmative Action is Still Needed

April 30, 2014

Writing in The New York Times, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Higginbotham says that race-based affirmative action remains an important part of the battle against discrimination.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Hearing on Voting Rights, April 29

Mid-Atlantic Regional Hearing on Voting Rights, April 29

April 18, 2014

The National Commission on Voting Rights is hosting hearings across the country to understand the current landscape of elections, and a session will be held in the School of Law's Moot Court on April 29. Formal panels of witnesses will represent voting rights organizations, community leaders, and other stakeholders, and voters may speak about their own experiences. Voters from Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C., are encouraged to attend or submit testimony online.

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