The UB School of Law has launched the country's first Post-J.D. Certificate in Family Law, an innovative, practice-based program developed with significant input from leading family law attorneys and judges that reflects the school's commitment to family law education reform.
In a Baltimore Sun op-ed, Jane Murphy, the University of Baltimore School of Law's Laurence M. Katz Professor of Law, urges Maryland decision makers to take a close look at the state's parole process as it applies to inmates serving life sentences for crimes committed when they were children.
Every year, UB takes a group of students to the Maryland State House to sit in on legislative sessions, meet their representatives, and advocate for higher education funding. This year, UB Student Day will take place on Feb. 23. The trip is sponsored by the Office of Transitions and Community Engagement and the Office of Government and Public Affairs.
The University of Baltimore's Black Law Students Association team took first place in the Thurgood Marshall mock trial competition at the Mid-Atlantic BLSA Regional Convention this weekend. It was the first time that UB BLSA won the top prize in the annual contest. The group now moves on to the nationals in Houston.
The University of Baltimore's Second Chance program, in which incarcerated students at the Jessup Correctional Institution are enrolled in credit-bearing courses offered by UB faculty, is seeking to increase support for its participants.
The inaugural Featherstone College Scholarship, created by the William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation in partnership with the Consular Section of the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C., will provide six University of Baltimore students with $2,000 merit-based awards as an incentive to increase Latino enrollment in higher education.
The University of Baltimore's Center for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are working together to support UB's "digital entrepreneurs" - those students who are making their way in business with deep roots in high-technology such as apps, web development and 3D printing.