The University of Baltimore will officially become a "Yellow Ribbon School" this fall, joining a select number of college campuses participating in a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs program to support qualified veteran students.
The sixth annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training will take place on campus on June 6. This one-day session is designed for lawyers, law students, veterans, policy makers and other service professionals.
In an interview on WMAR-TV, University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Barbara Babb says it is crucial to find out why young students are skipping school if school performance is to improve. Babb serves as director of the school's Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts, which operates the highly touted Truancy Court Program.
Reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court quoting from his book about religious freedom, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson tells The Baltimore Sun that the court's majority missed an important point: The Framers of the Constitution enshrined non-sectarianism in the document, although they expressed their religious faith in their private and quasi-public dealings with each other.