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Maryland Carey Law Welcomes New & Returning Students

Maryland Carey Law welcomes its new LLM, JD, and MSL students for the Fall 2016 semester. Orientation activities for the new LLM students began on August 11, with JDs arriving on August 15, and MSLs on August 20.

In addition to the 200 first-year JD students joining the law school this year, Maryland Carey Law welcomed 25 LLM students from 20 law schools in 12 countries and 10 transfer students.

The second incoming Master of Science in Law (MSL) class includes over 50 students, who will pursue specialties in Crisis Management, Cybersecurity, Environmental Law, Health Law, and Patent Law.

The JD orientation included remarks from the Honorable Mary Ellen Barbera ‘84, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court; Jay Perman, MD, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore; Maryland Carey Law Dean Donald Tobin; the Honorable Steven Adler ‘07, administrative law judge, Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings; and Student Bar Association President Rachel Cooper.

Dean Tobin also moderated a discussion with the Honorable Lynne Battaglia ’74, Maryland Court of Appeals (ret.), Glenn Grossman ’75, bar counsel for the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, and Harry S. Johnson ’79, partner at Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP, on the subject of professionalism.

Additional information for new students is available on the Incoming Students page.

Classes Begin for First-Year Day and First-Year Evening Courses:
August 17

Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses:
August 18-19

MSL Orientation
August 20

All JD and LLM Classes Begin - Regular Schedule:
August 22

MSL Classes Begin (on College Park campus)
August 23

Welcome Month:

In addition, the UMB campus hosts a Welcome Month of events that are free and open to students, faculty, and staff.  Activities include movie nights, yoga, a welcome back campus party, and Fall Fest. For a full list of events and to register visit the Welcome Month website.

 


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