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.
Jane C. Murphy, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, former director of the school's Clinical Education Program and founder of its Family Law Clinic, has been named associate dean for Academic Affairs for the School of Law.
Twelve students from the University of Baltimore School of Law, joined by faculty and staff advisers under the auspices of UB's chapter of the Student Hurricane Network, will travel to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast from Jan. 6-12 to resolve civil disputes for victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
A first-of-its-kind partnership between the UB School of Law and the University of Tikrit School of Law in Iraq will encourage collaborations on special projects as well as exchanges of students, faculty and academic programs.