The University of Baltimore School of Law placed 131 UB law students in judicial internships this summer - experiences that expose students to both the rigors and the level of commitment that are demanded of the successful legal practitioner. The placement rate represents a new record for the school, and is perhaps one of the best in the country.
Byron Warnken, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a noted expert on the history of the Supreme Court, says in an op-ed that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor will "likely" be confirmed, and will move the court in the right direction.
TODAY: Byron Warnken, associate professor in the School of Law, will appear on WYPR-FM at noon to discusses the upcoming retirement of Supreme Court Justice David Souter and President Obama's selection of his first Supreme Court nomination.
Ted Turner, founder of one of the world's leading television news outlets, and a legendary businessman and philanthropist, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree during the 2009 University of Baltimore School of Law Commencement, to be held on May 11.
Garrett Epps, professor in the School of Law, will discuss his critically acclaimed book Peyote vs. the State: Religious Freedom on Trial, on April 23. The book recounts a 1990 Supreme Court case that curtailed Native Americans' rights to use peyote in religious ceremonies.