The Center for Families, Children and the Courts' innovative Truancy Court Program will receive $500,000 in new funding from the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, approved March 10 by the U.S. Senate and signed into law by President Obama on March 11.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will celebrate its sixth annual Litigation Week March 10-13 with a series seminars and sessions focusing on important ongoing issues in the realm of litigation.
Jonathan Kozol, author of several groundbreaking books and a consistent and committed critic of the nation's education system, will present the keynote address during the Center for Families, Children and the Courts' first annual Urban Child Symposium on April 2.
A keynote address by acclaimed author Maya Angelou will conclude the second annual Feminist Legal Theory and Feminisms Conference March 5-6 at the University of Baltimore School of Law. The conference will bring together law students, legal academics, practitioners and activists to explore the concrete ways in which feminist legal theory is (or is not) changing the law.