February 17 brought the who's who of the Baltimore legal community to the John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore `School of Law for a historic forum on the Brown v. Board of Education litigation that concluded with another landmark event: the presentation of the inaugural Charles Hamilton Houston Award for Lifetime Achievement in Litigation to former Judge William H. Murphy Jr.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host the annual Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference on Friday and Saturday, January 30 and 31, in the School of Law. Leading legal scholars from institutions such as Dickenson University, Temple University, the University of Louisville, American University, and a number of others, will gather to discuss a wide range of topics, including bioethics, family law, the teaching of business law, access to legal services, and the state of the reparations movement.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's new Family Justice Building will provide a central location for family law advocacy and a national resource for the establishment of unified family courts. The newest addition to the University of Baltimore's urban campus, located at 5-7 W. Chase Street, will house the Family Law Clinic and the university's Center for Families, Children and the Courts.
Dennis Archer, who served two terms as the mayor of Detroit and was recently nominated president-elect of the American Bar Association, received an honorary degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law during the law school's annual commencement ceremony, Monday, May 20.
Jonathan Lipson, assistant professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, is available to discuss technical flaws in the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001 (Senate Bill 420/House Resolution 333) that he believes could make it easier for the next Enron to happen.