TODAY: Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and former Maryland Attorney General Joseph Curran, LL.B. '59, will kick off the University of Baltimore's Lunchtime Law discussion series on Sept. 9 with a conversation on the use of DNA evidence in law enforcement.
The Md. Administrative Office of the Courts has provided additional funding for the Center for Families, Children and the Courts' Truancy Court Program. When combined with a federal grant and support from the Charles Crane Family Foundation, the funding will allow CFCC to bring the program to two more schools in Baltimore and establish it in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Prince George's, and Montgomery counties.
A new, 7,500 square foot green roof, complete with live plants that produce oxygen and a drainage system that reduces stormwater runoff, will be installed on the University of Baltimore School of Law building. The installation is part of the University’s ongoing efforts to create a more sustainable campus that uses less energy and reduces its impact on the environment.
The University of Baltimore School of Law placed 131 UB law students in judicial internships this summer - experiences that expose students to both the rigors and the level of commitment that are demanded of the successful legal practitioner. The placement rate represents a new record for the school, and is perhaps one of the best in the country.
Byron Warnken, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a noted expert on the history of the Supreme Court, says in an op-ed that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor will "likely" be confirmed, and will move the court in the right direction.