University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Margaret E. Johnson has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in Law for the 2022-2023 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Prof. Johnson will conduct research at The University of Technology Sydney in Australia for her Fulbright project, "Comparative Menstrual Justice in Australia and the United States."
The University of Baltimore's Law Center for Criminal Justice Reform will host a panel discussion on a University of Maryland and Harvard University report on racial disparities in prosecutions in Baltimore on April 26.
The University of Baltimore School of Law is hosting "The Big Idea," the 13th Feminist Legal Theory Conference, on April 7-8. The "big ideas" under discussion include identity and personhood, intimate partner violence, reframing consent and victimhood, human rights and more.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Law Forum will present a symposium, "Blight to Betterment," on April 5. The event will focus on various approaches that non-governmental organizations are taking to address blight in Baltimore, such as lending programs, affordable housing development, code enforcement, and vacant land management. The symposium's goal is to highlight non-governmental solutions that supplement governmental intervention, and have a meaningful conversation with community members who are working on this important issue.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host a webinar, "The Surveillance State: Big Data as Big Brother," on March 30. Join Prof. Nicole McConlogue, clinic director at West Virginia University College of Law; Aiha Nguyen, program director of Labor Futures at Data & Society Research Institute; and UBalt Law Prof. Michele Gilman, director of the Saul Ewing Advocacy Clinic, in a discussion on why we should be wary of surveillance technologies and how law can be reformed to resist the surveillance society.
UBalt Law Prof. Colin Starger, director of the Legal Data & Design Clinic, will moderate the discussion.