Wilson H. Elkins Professor Lyle Denniston and University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich will present a talk, "The Trump Presidency: What It Means for the Supreme Court," on Nov. 16. The event is free and open to the public.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will present a symposium, "Maryland's New Medical Cannabis Program: Public Health, Business and Legislative Perspectives," on Nov. 10. A number of experts from the realms of public health, business and legislative efforts will participate in this free and open discussion.
Jessica Emerson, J.D. '13, University of Baltimore School of Law clinical law fellow for the school's Human Trafficking Prevention Project, is leading efforts to assist survivors of human trafficking. The clinic just received a major grant from the Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention of Maryland to establish a statewide pro bono network for survivors, in a partnership between the clinic and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Lyle Denniston, long-time Supreme Court reporter and unofficial dean of the Supreme Court press corps and now the Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Academic Transformation with the University of Baltimore's Bank of America Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology, will deliver the second in his "Citizenship and Freedom" lectures series about the court and its role in American life on Oct. 20. Denniston's talk is entitled "When the Politicians Pick the Voters."
Five law students have been named as fellows for the University of Baltimore School of Law's Legal Writing Center. In this role, they will support their fellow students in navigating a variety of writing assignments in law school, helping them to strengthen their written communication and critical thinking skills - a must for effective lawyering and advocacy work.