Ernesto Villaseñor, a Rising 2L in The University of Baltimore School of Law, will serve as the Delegate for Diversity and Inclusion on the American Bar Association Law Student Division 2021-22 Council.
Thirteen students from The University of Baltimore School of Law will work for public interest organizations in fellowship roles this summer, according to The University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest (USBPI) program.
In an op-ed in Politico, University of Baltimore Law School of Law Dean Ronald Weich says the potential end of the filibuster in the U.S. Senate could be terrible for progressives. "With astonishing speed, it's become conventional wisdom on the left that the filibuster must go," Weich writes in Politico. His essay considers the potentially devastating cost of eliminating this rule.
Prof. Dionne L. Koller, associate dean in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of its Center for Sport and the Law, has been named co-chair of the Commission on the State of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (also known as the USOPC Commission).
The University of Baltimore School of Law continues its Law in Focus Discussion Series with "The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Understanding Its Impact and the Need for Change," on April 14. Webinar panelists include Cara McClellan, assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Monisha Cherayil, staff attorney at Baltimore's Public Justice Center; Michele Hall, attorney in the Office of the Public Defender of Maryland; and UB Law Prof. Odeana Neal, who teaches juvenile justice. Assistant Dean Alyssa Fieo will moderate the discussion.