Students from 12 Maryland high schools will take part in the fourth annual Maryland Invitational Moot Court Competition, to be held Saturday, Nov. 8 in the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center.
The University of Baltimore School of Law is receiving national attention for its Baltimore Scholars Program, which makes vital connections between students in Maryland's various historically black colleges and universities and the law school experience.
The University of Baltimore has been selected to participate in a national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement—one of about 100 colleges and universities selected nationwide to be a Lead Institution by NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession.
The Baltimore Bar Foundation and the Monumental City Bar Foundation will host their first annual joint symposium, "Race and Gender: Embracing Diversity in the Legal Profession," on Oct. 13 in the University of Baltimore School of Law's John and Frances Law Center.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor John Bessler's new book, The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution, tells the little-known story of the origins of U.S. law—how an 18th-century philosophical work by a 26-year-old Italian thinker, Cesare Beccaria, became a pre-Revolutionary War bestseller in the American states and profoundly influenced the authors of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and early American laws.