Changes to the nation's patent system, currently known as "first to invent," may make it more difficult and expensive for small companies to adapt, according to University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Max Oppenheimer in an interview in the Baltimore Business Journal.
The sixth annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference will be hosted by the University of Baltimore School of Law on March 7-8. This year's conference will focus on "Applied Feminism and Families." Both family law specialists and experts from other areas of the law will examine the important issue of applied feminism's impact on families in the United States and in other countries.
In an op-ed in the Feb. 28 edition of The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kenneth Lasson calls for the release of Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted in 1985 for passing sensitive information to Israel.
The University System of Maryland's 2013 Langenberg Lecture will be presented by Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and former legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State, on March 12.
Gilda R. Daniels, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in The Baltmore Sun that Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act - now under review in a Supreme Court case - must be protected "as a valuable tool to thwart and deter discriminatory voting practices."