The University of Baltimore School of Law offers several scholarly publications covering a range of areas in the legal profession. Law students may earn credit for their participation on a journal.
Want to earn credits for contributing to the School of Law's student-run publications?
Students are chosen for journal membership based on their performance in the Write-On competition. Students also must have achieved the minimum GPA set out by each journal. Students may earn a maximum of eight credits for journal participation.
The University of Baltimore Law Review, the law school's flagship journal, publishes three issues a year under the direction of its student-led executive board. Each issue provides in-depth analyses of issues of current concern to the legal community. Law Review membership reflects a student's academic excellence and top-notch skills in legal analysis, research and writing. Each year's editorial board selects, with the concurrence of the faculty adviser, the members of the succeeding editorial board. To become a Law Review editor, students must first participate in the law school's Write-On Competition in the spring of their first year. Students must also have a GPA of at least 3.2. Students chosen as staff editors for Law Review receive one credit per semester; students on Law Review's executive board are eligible to earn up to three credits per semester.
Founded in 1970, the University of Baltimore Law Forum is an award-winning legal journal featuring articles and news of recent developments in the law. Law Forum membership reflects a student's excellence in scholastic achievement, as well as strong capabilities in legal analysis, research and writing. Law Forum is published under the direction of a student editorial board and staff. To participate in Law Forum, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.0. A member of the editorial board of the Law Forum can earn two pass-fail credits per semester.