Mortimer Sellers, University System of Maryland Regents Professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of the school's Center for International and Comparative Law, delivered the opening address of the Society of the Cincinnati American Revolution Institute's Symposium, "The European Enlightenment, France and the Formation of the United States Constitution," on Oct. 19. He is also preparing to assume the presidency of the American Branch of the International Society for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, following the group's meeting at UB on Oct. 25-27.
The Truancy Court Program developed by the University of Baltimore School of Law's Center for Families, Children and the Courts has been recognized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, as a Bright Idea.
Garrett Epps, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, a scholar of constitutional law and a commentator on major legal issues in several national publications, will discuss "partisan myths" about the United States Constitution - the analysis of which forms the basis of his new book, Wrong and Dangerous - on Oct. 9.
A fundraiser for Maryland's marriage equality movement, sponsored in part by the University of Baltimore School of Law student organization OutLaw, will be held on Sept. 13.
It will include a screening of the short film Married in Spandex.