Law School Professor EmeritusPhone: (410) 706-3840
BS, 1969, JD, 1972, University of Maryland
From 1972 to 1975, Professor Leviton was employed at the Baltimore Legal Aid Bureau, where she served as managing attorney of the welfare unit. In addition, she served as the legal aid lobbyist to the Maryland General Assembly. She is past chair of the Maryland Human Relations Commission and founder of Advocates for Children and Youth, a statewide child advocacy group. Professor Leviton has written and participated extensively in representing children in special education proceedings and the juvenile court.
Students Schooling Students: Gaining Professional Benefits While Helping Urban High School Students Achieve Success, 38 Journal of Law & Education 359 (2009) (with Justin A. Browne). [Full Text]
Children of Color With Mental Health Problems: Stuck in All the Wrong Places, 2 MARGINS 13 (2002), reprinted in 15th Annual Research Conference Proceedings, A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health, Expanding the Research Base 327 (2003).
Ethical Decisionmaking and Ethics Instruction in Clinical Law Practice, 3 Clinical Law Review 109 (1996) (with others). [Full Text]
African American Youth: Drug Trafficking in the Justice System, 93 Pediatrics 1078 (1994) (with others).
An Adequate Education for All Maryland's Children: Morally Right, Economically Necessary, and Constitutionally Required, 52 Maryland Law Review 1137 (1993) (with others).
Maryland's Exchangeable Children: A Critique of Maryland's System of Providing Services to Mentally Handicapped Children, 42 Maryland Law Review 823 (1983) (with others).