At the end of its inaugural year, the University of Baltimore School of Law's Pretrial Justice Clinic reports that it screened 75 cases, represented 21 low-income defendants seeking pretrial release, and participated in an effort to change a rule that was adopted by the Maryland Court of Appeals and goes into effect next month.
Twelve graduates of the University of Baltimore School of Law are among the Daily Record's 2017 Leadership in Law honorees. Leadership in Law recognizes Maryland's legal professionals - lawyers and judges -"whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding."
In his most recent column in the Atlantic, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Garrett Epps writes that what seems like a low-key Supreme Court term could be remembered in history as a "blockbuster" in one area: how much due process is owed to immigrants, undocumented aliens, aliens outside the United States and even naturalized citizens.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Barbara Babb has been named director of the school's Post-J.D. Certificate in Family Law - the first program of its kind in the nation. The new program, which begins in the fall, is designed to meet a critical need for an enhanced, in-depth family law curriculum.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Fannie Angelos Program - the most successful program of its kind for legal education - has been awarded the prestigious Diversity Leadership Award by the American Bar Association.