University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson's 2012 book, Endowed By Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America, was cited in a newly decided U.S. Supreme Court case, Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway.
Writing in The New York Times, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Higginbotham says that race-based affirmative action remains an important part of the battle against discrimination.
The National Commission on Voting Rights is hosting hearings across the country to understand the current landscape of elections, and a session will be held in the School of Law's Moot Court on April 29. Formal panels of witnesses will represent voting rights organizations, community leaders, and other stakeholders, and voters may speak about their own experiences. Voters from Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C., are encouraged to attend or submit testimony online.
Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, tells WBAL-TV that the State of Maryland may have a strong case if it decides to sue its prime contractor over rollout problems for the new health exchange.
The Hon. Catherine Curran O'Malley, a University of Baltimore School of Law graduate, Baltimore City District Court judge and Maryland's first lady, will serve as the School of Law's commencement speaker on May 19. Judge O'Malley earned her law degree from the school in 1991.