Orientation sessions for both day and evening first-year students in the University of Baltimore School of Law will kick off on Monday, Aug. 14 and continue through the week. The law school will offer special events and learning sessions designed to help students become familiar with the school’s class schedules, activities and social opportunities.
As the Truancy Court Program developed by the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center for Families, Children and the Courts prepares to enter its second year of operation in a group of Baltimore schools, the center will offer a how-to workshop for principals and other school officials on Thursday, June 29.
Asylum, the escape route for some victims of government torture, can harbor its own special problems, including the legal and psychological difficulties that may result from having been whisked out of one’s own country with few or no possessions, no family and no official identification. The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Project and UB Amnesty International will consider these problems in a panel discussion, “The Legal and Psychological Aspects of Asylum Based on Torture,” on Thursday, April 13, from noon to 1 p.m.