Jane C. Murphy, the Laurence M. Katz Professor of Law in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of its Juvenile Justice Project, writes in The Baltimore Sun that "Over the past three decades, the number of people jailed in America has tripled to almost 2.3 million, more per capita than any other country in the world. The racial disparities in our criminal justice system are flagrant and well documented."
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Community Development Clinic will host a know-your-rights workshop about water affordability on Nov. 20 for Baltimore residents City residents who are struggling to pay their water bills, want to dispute their water bills, and/or want to be involved in advocacy before the City Council to improve water affordability are invited to attend.
Michelle McGeogh, J.D. '07, is spending time in a detention facility in Lumpkin, Ga., to help detained immigrants prepare for interviews in pursuit of asylum with the Department of Homeland Security. Working pro bono with the full support of her firm, Ballard Spahr, she will help her clients build a case for credible fear screenings, a critical first step in the asylum process.