Professor Blom has developed a deep appreciation for the work that is happening across America and in other countries by people who are trying to transform structures to use restorative justice methods for solving problems in communities.
As Executive Director of Community Law in Action, Inc. and an adjunct faculty member at the School of Law, Professor Hickey works with Baltimore City youth in alternative dispute resolution and introduces them to the practical aspects of the law through his work with the Baltimore Freedom Academy.
Leigh Maddox accepted a position at the University of Maryland School of Law as a Clinical Law Instructor for the Community Justice Clinic in 2008. As an admitted member of the Maryland Bar, Ms. Maddox has been appointed as a Special Assistant State’s Attorney for the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office. As an Instructor and special prosecutor, Ms. Maddox will work with Clinical Students and the legal community to encourage a restorative justice approach to the prosecution of quality of life crimes.