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Maryland Carey Law Welcomes New & Returning Students for Fall 2017

Maryland Carey Law welcomes its new LLM, JD, and MSL students for the Fall 2017 semester. Orientation activities for the new LLM students began on August 14, with JDs arriving on August 16, and MSLs on August 19.

In addition to the 212 first-year JD students joining the law school this year, Maryland Carey Law welcomed 32 LLM students from 28 law schools in 14 countries and 10 transfer students.

The incoming Master of Science in Law (MSL) class includes over 40 students, who will pursue specialties in Homeland Security & Crisis Management, Cybersecurity, Environmental Law, Health Law, and Patent Law. The Cybersecurity and Homeland Security & Crisis Management programs are taught online, while the other three programs are taught in College Park.

The JD orientation included remarks fromJay Perman, MD, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore; Maryland Carey Law Dean Donald Tobin; the Bryan Saxton 09, chair of the Maryland Carey Law Alumni Board; and Student Bar Association President Devon Harman.

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

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

Classes Begin for First-Year Day and First-Year Evening Courses:
August 21

Orientation for Clinic and LTP Courses:
August 21-22

MSL Orientation in College Park
August 19

MSL Online Orientation available online
August 21

MSL Classes Begin (on College Park campus)
August 22

All JD and LLM Classes Begin - Regular Schedule:
August 24

MSL Online Classes Begin
August 28


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