TONIGHT: Charles B. Shafer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a highly respected specialist in consumer law, will appear on Maryland Public Television to discuss new federal laws concerning credit cards.
"Health and the Urban Child," the second annual Urban Child Symposium hosted by the Center for Families, Children and the Courts, will bring together regional and national experts on April 1 to address the daunting issues facing children who live in the city.
In an op-ed in the Feb. 22 edition of The National Law Journal, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Christopher J. Peters criticized the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Citizens United v. FEC decision as a misuse of the "marketplace of ideas" analogy for American democracy.
Activist Cheryl Jacques, former president and executive director of the Human Rights Campaign and the first openly gay Massachusetts state senator, will serve as guest speaker at the School of Law's "Lunchtime Law" event on Feb. 24.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Sheryl WuDunn will keynote the third annual feminist legal theory conference at the University of Baltimore School of Law on March 5. The conference will bring together law students, legal academics, practitioners and activists to explore the effects of applied feminism on marginalized communities.