Check out the new edition of the newsletter for the Center for Families, Children and the Courts, now available online. The center, located in the University of Baltimore School of Law, is celebrating 10 years of leadership in strengthening legal approaches to therapeutic jurisprudence, resolving difficult issues such as truancy, and making key contributions to the national movement to reform the family justice system.
A University of Baltimore School of Law professor is reacting to recent news coverage about improvements to city schools, noting that while gains have been made, truancy remains a "glaring" problem in need of more attention.
The University of Baltimore chapter of OUTLaw - a student organization that fosters acceptance and promotes education and awareness concerning the legal issues facing members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community - will host an awards ceremony and reception on April 20.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Center for Families, Children and the Courts will host its third annual Urban Child Symposium on April 7. This national gathering of experts and advocates - from policymakers to judges, from parents to service providers - will feature a day-long conversation designed to address and propose remedies for some of the daunting problems that face urban children.