AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney will discuss the state of working families in America and the future of unions in resurging industries on April 8. The speech will inaugurate the School of Law's new "Leaders in Labor" annual lecture series.
Emmanuel J. Roucounas, first vice president of the Institute of International Law and professor emeritus of international law at the University of Athens, will speak on "Self-Defense in International Law" for the University of Baltimore School of Law's annual Stead Lecture in International and Comparative Law on March 26.
Gloria Steinem, a legendary leader in the modern feminist movement and an activist, writer and publisher with decades of experience in the struggle for equal rights, will deliver the keynote address for the University of Baltimore School of Law conference, "Can You Hear Us Now?: How New Feminist Legal Theories and Feminisms Are Changing Society," on March 7.
Lauren Young, director of litigation for the Maryland Disability Law Center, will receive the Robert M. Bell Award for Leadership in Public Service during a special ceremony on Feb. 8. The event is part of the 14th annual silent and live auction to benefit UB Students for Public Interest Law. The event is presented by the University of Baltimore School of Law.