A month-long period of observation of a Baltimore District Court specializing in domestic violence cases is the basis for a critical report by students from the University of Baltimore School of Law's Family Law Clinic.
In her new book, A Troubled Marriage, Leigh Goodmark, associate professor, director of clinical education and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law, argues strongly that the laws designed to head off domestic violence and punish abusers are in need of essential, top to bottom reform.
Would the presence of a woman in the leadership of Penn State's athletic program administration have made a difference in the still-unfolding sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the campus? Dionne Koller, associate professor in the School of Law and director of its Center for Sport and the Law, asks this question in an op-ed in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will discuss his most recent book, Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View, on Oct. 13, in a free event presented by the University of Baltimore School of Law.