Monday, September 20, 2021 | 5 - 6 p.m.
Constitution Day Webinar: The Changing Supreme Court
Join the University of Baltimore School of Law as we observe Constitution Day with a conversation with Joan Biskupic, legal analyst for CNN. Biskupic has covered the Supreme Court for 25 years, for The Washington Post, USA Today and Reuters news service, and she has written books about four Supreme Court justices: Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Law Dean Ronald Weich will interview Biskupic about the changing High Court and the upcoming term, which is expected to include a challenge to abortion rights as set out in Roe v. Wade.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 5 - 6 p.m.
Attacks on Abortion Rights: The Road Ahead for Reproductive Justice
Access to abortion is very much at risk right now -- and not only for women in Texas and Mississippi, where draconian restrictions have been enacted into law. The Supreme Court this term will review Mississippi's law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, and the result could mean an end to abortion rights as we have known them since Roe v. Wade became the law of the land in 1973. Join our webinar for a discussion on these two state laws and how they impact on reproductive justice.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 5 - 6 p.m.
The Coming Wave: Dealing with Climate Change and Global Migration
Floods, wildfires, droughts...we are witnessing the weather extremes resulting from climate change, and the devastation happening to communities across the globe. Whether in cities or in agricultural settings, climate can be a matter of life and death, and the poor are disproportionately impacted. What can the legal community do to mitigate the damage, and make it easier for people beleaguered by changing climate to relocate?
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