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The award-winning University of Baltimore Law Forum concentrates on developing trends and topics unique to the Maryland legal community. 

The University of Baltimore Law Forum provides unique focus on Maryland's legal decisions and issues, providing practitioners and the larger community with one-stop location for gaining insight and information on the changes shaping the practice of law in Maryland. The student-reviewed journal includes articles from University of Baltimore law students and faculty, as well as Maryland-based attorneys, judges and legislators. Please visit our blog here.


The Law Forum is published twice a year. Subscriptions are available at no cost. To subscribe or for additional information, please contact the Editor in Chief. Subscriptions are renewed automatically.

This journal also is available on Westlaw or Lexis and is available in most law libraries.

  • Editorial Board Members

    Editor-in-Chief:  David Bronfein
    Managing Editor:  Manti Bean
    Manuscripts Editor:  Kristen Mack
    Articles Editor:  Maureen Apugo
    Articles Editor:  Jordana Forbes
    Comments Editor: Thomas Barnes
    Recent Development Editor:  Kristin Shields
    Resource Editor:  Meghan Ellis

    Associate Editors:  Zarar Ahmed, Halle Gray, Syesa Middleton, Ashley Nelson-Raut, Lauren Panfile, Erika Surock, Argirenia Zervos

    Faculty AdvisorElizabeth J. Samuels, Professor of Law

  • Featured Articles

    Maryland Repeals the Death Penalty, but Leaves Five on Death Row: What Has the State Learned from Kirk Bloodsworth, by Meredith Lenore Pendergrass

    Citizen Journalists & the Right to Gather News: Why Maryland Needs to Acknowledge a First Amendment Right to Record the Police, by Kristine L. Dietz

    When Does Crawford Reach Jailhouse Phone Calls That Implicate a Co-Defendant, But Are Made by Another Non-Testifying Co-Defendant? by Matt Grogan


  • Upcoming Articles

    A Reasonable Expectation of Privacy Online: 'Do Not Track' Legislation in Maryland," by Alicia Shelton

    Maryland Personal Jurisdiction in the Cyberspace Context, by Saad Gul

    Charm City Televised and Dehumanized: How CCTV Bail Reviews Violate Due Process of Law, by Edie Fortuna Cimino, Zina Makar, and Natalie Novak
  • The University of Baltimore Law Forum Journal Events -- 2016-17

    Law Forum Symposium: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016