Hugh McClean, University of Baltimore School of Law associate professor and director of The Bob Parsons Veteran Advocacy Clinic, has been named one of The Daily Record‘s inaugural Veterans in Business & Law Award winners. This new award honors military veterans who are making a significant impact on Maryland business and legal fields, and who are continuing to give back to their communities. To be considered for the honor, the nominee must be a former member of the U.S. military, living and working in Maryland, and in a senior leadership position at a company or firm.
Gregory Shaffer, the Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of International Law at Georgetown University, and current president of the American Society of International Law, will present the 2023 John Sumner Stead Annual Lecture at The University of Baltimore School of Law on Nov. 2. His topic is "The Rule of Law Under Challenge: The National and International Levels."
University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Jose F. Anderson, the Dean Joseph Curtis Professor of Law for the school, recently received accolades from the Baltimore City Historical Society. He was among 10 individuals recognized for their achievements in preserving and telling Baltimore's stories. Prof. Anderson was lauded for his 2021 biography, Genius for Justice: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Reform of American Law.
Ronald Weich, who has served as dean of The University of Baltimore School of Law since 2012, announced his decision to step down by the end of the 2023-24 academic year. "I am proud of my long tenure as dean of this outstanding law school. I have loved every minute of my deanship, but it is time for the school to enjoy a change in leadership while I pursue new professional opportunities," Weich says.
A day-long conference on corrections reform will take place at The University of Baltimore School of Law on Sept. 9.
Presented by the law school's Center for Criminal Justice Reform and the Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform, in partnership with numerous direct service providers and other key stakeholders throughout the state, "Beyond Confinement: Rethinking Corrections & Rehabilitation in Maryland" will explore innovative approaches to transforming the current system, aiming to create a more effective, humane and equitable approach to rehabilitation.