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.
Maryland's Administrative Office of the Courts has awarded the School of Law's Center for Families, Children and the Courts a grant for two major initiatives: a major report on a recent national summit on Unified Family Courts and a quarterly newsletter that will report on UFC developments across the country.
Cassandra Jones Havard, associate professor of law, recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee concerning the Pigford Consent Decree, a lending discrimination lawsuit that black farmers brought against the U.S. Department of Agriculture nearly a decade ago.