Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, tells McClatchy DC that the new administration can undo some of its predecessors' work quickly - but other goals will take years of coalition building to achieve.
Wilson H. Elkins Professor Lyle Denniston and University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich will present a talk, "The Trump Presidency: What It Means for the Supreme Court," on Nov. 16. The event is free and open to the public.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will present a symposium, "Maryland's New Medical Cannabis Program: Public Health, Business and Legislative Perspectives," on Nov. 10. A number of experts from the realms of public health, business and legislative efforts will participate in this free and open discussion.
Jessica Emerson, J.D. '13, University of Baltimore School of Law clinical law fellow for the school's Human Trafficking Prevention Project, is leading efforts to assist survivors of human trafficking. The clinic just received a major grant from the Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention of Maryland to establish a statewide pro bono network for survivors, in a partnership between the clinic and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Lyle Denniston, long-time Supreme Court reporter and unofficial dean of the Supreme Court press corps and now the Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Academic Transformation with the University of Baltimore's Bank of America Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology, will deliver the second in his "Citizenship and Freedom" lectures series about the court and its role in American life on Oct. 20. Denniston's talk is entitled "When the Politicians Pick the Voters."