"Your reputation precedes you."
Students at the University of Baltimore School of Law must exhibit high standards of academic and professional responsibility. This includes adhering to the School of Law Honor Code.
The Honor Code is maintained by the Honor Board, a group of students and faculty members who work to promote professionalism at the School of Law. The Honor Board educates the Law School community about the principles of the Honor Code and implements the Honor Code procedures when violations are alleged.
- Student pledge
- Honor Code complaint form
- Select examples of recent cases
- Plagiarism tutorial
- Apply to be a member of the honor board (2022-2023)
Have more questions? Find more information in Honor Code FAQs.
Process Aide for 2021-22
Professor Amy Dillard is the designated Process Aide for the 2021-2022 academic year. Each year, the Dean appoints a full-time faculty member to serve as a "Process Aide" for students who are involved in Honor Code proceedings. At the student's request, the Process Aide will provide information about the Honor Code process and alternatives available at each stage. The Process Aide is not the student's attorney.
Honor Board Members - 2021-2022 Academic Year
Chair: Camille Pappy
Members: Michael Blanchard, Stephanie Castro, Eva Cox, Lamyaa "Mimi" Ezzaki, Rebecca Guay, Darnisha Mitchell, Patrick O'Leary, Sierra Reynolds, Daniel Santos, Fateh Tarar, Robert Taylor, Chamyra Upshur, Kayla York
New Honor Board members are selected in the spring of each year. Members are expected to be available for monthly meetings and to serve in various capacities when a complaint is filed. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.75, have no prior Honor Code violations and must be a J.D. student.
Scroll below to read bios of several of the members.
Camille is a 3L day student. In addition to serving as the Honor Board Chair, Camille is a Production Editor for Law Review and a Legal Writing Fellow. She graduated from Goucher College with a B.A. in International Studies . She also earned an M.S.Ed from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to law school, as a corps member of Teach for America, Camille worked as an elementary school teacher for three years in the Baltimore City Public School System. In her free time, she enjoys eating at local restaurants, getting outdoors, and spending time her cat, friends, and family.
MICHAEL BLANCHARDMichael is a 3L day student. In addition to Honor Board, he is the Articles Editor for Law Review, Public Relations Chair for the Business and Tax Law Association, and a Research Assistant for Professor William Hubbard. He graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Towson University. Michael is originally from Denver, Colorado but is currently living in Towson, MD. In his free time, Michael enjoys eating at local restaurants, hiking, and spending time with his three dogs, Mikey, Mollie, and Sunshine.
Stephanie was born and raised in Miami, FL and completed her undergraduate studies at Florida International University. She attended the University of Wyoming and directed research on juror verdict decision making, graduating in 2018 with her Master's in Experimental Psychology. Stephanie is currently a 3L and the student representative on the Board of Directors for FreeState Justice and the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association. On her free time, She likes to tend to her garden and work on antique cars.
Eva is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is a research assistant for Professor Margaret Johnson and the Center for Applied Feminism and has worked as a summer law clerk for the Innocence Project Clinic. Eva graduated with a B.A in Studio Art from Hunter College in New York City. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, bike riding and sewing.
LAMYAA "MIMI" EZZAKI
Mimi is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is a teaching assistant for Prof. Colin Starger’s Introduction to Lawyering Skills course and a member of Phi Alpha Delta’s local chapter. She graduated with a B.A. in political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Mimi is originally from Maryland’s Eastern Shore but she currently resides in Baltimore. In her free time, she enjoys exploring scenic running routes and spending time with her friends and family.
Rebecca is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board she is the treasurer for two student organizations: the Criminal Law Association and Students Supporting the Women's Law Center, as well as a teaching assistant for Prof. Amy Dillard's Introduction to Lawyering Skills. She is a native of Washington, D.C. but has spent most of her life in Maryland. She is currently living on the Eastern Shore with her husband and two sons. In her spare time she enjoys reading, working out and cooking.
Darnisha is 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is the Director of Academic Affairs for the Black Law Student Association and a staff editor for Law Review. She graduated from East Carolina University with A B.A. in Political Science. Darnisha is from North Carolina but she currently lives in Baltimore. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and Cash, her Chichuahua.
Patrick is a 2L evening student. Professionally, he is a legislative policy analyst for Maryland House
of Delegates Speaker Adrienne Jones. He graduated from Hood College with a B.A.
in political science and a minor in economics. Originally from central Pennsylvania, Patrick now lives in south Baltimore. He enjoys traveling and
spending time with friends and family.
Sierra is a 2L evening student. Although not originally from Baltimore, she has
enjoyed living in the city for over seven years. Sierra graduated from Loyola University with a B.A. in comparative cultures and literary studies. When not in class or at work, she enjoys spending time with her cat, Cappuccino.
Daniel is a 2L student. In addition to being a member of the Honor Board, Daniel is also a member of the Law Forum and the Immigration Law Association. He graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a double major in Political Science and History. In his free time, Daniel enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with his two pugs.
Fateh is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, he is a member of the John J. Gibbons Criminal Procedure Moot Court Team. Over his 1L summer, he interned for Honorable Jeannie J. Hong in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Fateh graduated from George Washington University with a B.A. in Political Science, minoring in History. Fateh is a Baltimore native and enjoys spending free time with his family and friends. .
Robert is a 3L evening student. In addition to Honor Board, he was selected to serve on the Editorial Board for Law Forum as the Comments Editor for the 2021-2022 academic year. In 2021, he retired from active duty in the United States Coast Guard after twenty years of service. He graduated from American Military University with a B.A. in psychology and is pursuing his J.D. in preparation for a new and exciting career in law.
Chamyra is a 2L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is a Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competitor, the Day Student Representative for the Black Law Student Association, and a UB LEADS Mentor. She graduated from Delaware State University with a major in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. In her free time, Chamyra enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Kayla is a 3L day student. In addition to Honor Board, she is the Associate Articles Editor of the University of Baltimore Law Review, the Vice President of the UB Woman's Bar Association, Secretary of the Criminal Law Association, and the Public Relations Assistant for UBSPI. Born and raised in Maryland, Kayla graduated from Goucher College with a B.A. in both Political Science and Psychology. In her free time, Kayla enjoys stand-up paddle boarding and spending time with family and friends.