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.
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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.
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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.
Journal of International Law
The University of Baltimore Journal of International Law is a scholarly legal journal providing in-depth analysis of international and comparative law and policy issues. Topics include law of nations, comparative law, treaty law, law of armed conflict, U.S. foreign policy, law of international organizations, international trade law, international arbitration and human rights, among others. The journal is published under the direction of a student editorial board and is committed to academic excellence and the dissemination of knowledge to the international and foreign relations community.
Journal of Land and Development
The University of Baltimore Journal of Land and Development is a scholarly, interdisciplinary legal journal that publishes in-depth legal and policy analysis on issues related to land and development. Topics covered include urban/suburban/rural issues involving land use, environmental preservation, economic development, redevelopment, community development, real estate transactions and finance, property, civil rights, human rights, civil liberties, and state and local government. The journal, published under the direction of a student editorial board, is committed to academic excellence and the dissemination of knowledge to the legal community. To participate in the Journal of Land and Development, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.0. A member of the editorial board of the Journal of Land and Development can earn two pass-fail credits per semester.
Journal of Media Law & Ethics
The Journal of Media Law & Ethics is an online, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the University of Baltimore School of Law. The journal seeks theoretical and analytical manuscripts that advance the understanding of media law and ethics in society. Submissions may have a legal, historical or social science orientation but must focus on media law or ethics. All theoretical perspectives are welcome.