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.
The publication of two new books – on international law and universal human rights, respectively – by Tim Sellers, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, director of its Center for International and Comparative Law and University System of Maryland Regents Professor, will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 4.
On Tuesday, April 4, the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Project and the American Friends Service Committee’s Project Voice will present Rights on the Line: Vigilantes at the Border, a video on the growing "Minuteman Project" movement.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host its semi-annual open house on Friday, April 7, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with School of Law faculty, staff and students, ask questions about careers in the law, and receive information about applying to law school.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will examine the issue of "The Public’s Right To Know: Shields, Subpoenas and Suits" when it hosts the fourth annual Venable LLP Women in Advocacy Symposium on Thursday, March 30.