The sixth annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference will be hosted by the University of Baltimore School of Law on March 7-8. This year's conference will focus on "Applied Feminism and Families." Both family law specialists and experts from other areas of the law will examine the important issue of applied feminism's impact on families in the United States and in other countries.
In an op-ed in the Feb. 28 edition of The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kenneth Lasson calls for the release of Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted in 1985 for passing sensitive information to Israel.
The University System of Maryland's 2013 Langenberg Lecture will be presented by Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and former legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State, on March 12.
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).