In an op-ed in the Feb. 22 edition of The National Law Journal, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Christopher J. Peters criticized the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Citizens United v. FEC decision as a misuse of the "marketplace of ideas" analogy for American democracy.
Activist Cheryl Jacques, former president and executive director of the Human Rights Campaign and the first openly gay Massachusetts state senator, will serve as guest speaker at the School of Law's "Lunchtime Law" event on Feb. 24.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Sheryl WuDunn will keynote the third annual feminist legal theory conference at the University of Baltimore School of Law on March 5. The conference will bring together law students, legal academics, practitioners and activists to explore the effects of applied feminism on marginalized communities.
Dionne Koller, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and an expert in the growing area of athletes' eligibility in high-profile sporting events such as the Olympics, has been appointed to the United States Anti-Doping Agency's Anti-Doping Review Board.
The University of Baltimore School of Law and the University of Baltimore Students for the Public Interest will host the 16th annual UBSPI Auction on Feb. 5. Proceeds from the event go to summer grants for UB law students working for public interest organizations.