The University of Baltimore School of Law is proud to join the state's legal community in the celebration of the career of Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Robert M. Bell, who is retiring after nearly four decades of groundbreaking, precedent-setting work in Maryland's judiciary.
"Judge Bell has been a towering legal figure in our state and a special inspiration to University of Baltimore Law students," said Ronald Weich, dean of the UB School of Law.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Leigh Goodmark urges the public to place the blame for domestic violence and homicides on those who are responsible: the perpetrators.
Daily Record columnist Joe Surkiewicz interviewed University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Barbara Babb on her Center for Families, Children and the Courts' upcoming "Urban Child Symposium," which she said "has hit a nerve."
The University of Baltimore School of Law's 86th commencement ceremony will take place on May 20. Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, will serve as commencement speaker. The University System of Maryland Board of Regents will present her with an honorary doctor of laws degree.
The fifth annual Urban Child Symposium, "A Holistic Approach to the Urban Child’s Trauma: From the Eyes of the Beholder," will takje place on April 4. The symposium will address the importance of considering exposure to childhood trauma when developing more effective means to address the problems that urban children and their families face. It is hosted by the University of Baltimore School of Law's Center for Families, Children and the Courts.