Recognizing that many of the environmental issues of the Chesapeake Bay are tied to the legal system, the UB School of Law will host a major symposium, "The Bay in Crisis: Saving the Chesapeake," on Nov. 16. This free event will feature panel discussions by government officials, as well as policy specialists, private citizens, opinion leaders and the public.
"Aspire: Paintings by Anita Philyaw," the inaugural exhibit in the University of Baltimore School of Law's new art gallery, is now open to the public. The Washington, D.C.-based artist is nationally renowned for her bold, large-scale acrylic paintings.
As part of the University of Baltimore's celebration of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, the School of Law will present a special panel discussion on Supreme Court history and its impact, featuring four distinguished members of the School of Law faculty.
The School of Law's a.m. LAW seminar will present "Effective Communication: The One Who Tells the Story Controls the Courtroom," a Sept. 18 discussion led by nationally recognized medical malpractice attorney Marcus Z. Shar.
The incoming full-time first-year class of the School of Law represents its highest level of collegiate grade point average and law school aptitude test results in 15 years, according to newly announced statistics. Nearly a third of the 212 full-time day program students in this new class qualify for merit-based scholarships.