Maryland Carey Law

Event Highlights

A Look Back at 2019 Events

Note: In mid-March, all remaining spring and summer in-person events at Maryland Carey Law were canceled, postponed, or moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

1. Stuart Rome Lecture
October 24, 2019
The Law and Health Care Program welcomed Prof. Allison Hoffman as the 2019 Stuart Rome Lecturer to discuss “How Economics Fails Health Law.” Hoffman teaches at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.


2. Judicial Reception
November 6, 2019
Students enjoyed a valuable opportunity to network with more than 50 judges at the annual Maryland Carey Law Judicial Reception, making it the most highly attended in the event’s sixyear history.


3. Scholarship Luncheon
November 15, 2019
Alumni and friends of Maryland Carey Law gathered to connect with fellow supporters and students past and present who have been impacted by their generosity. Jason ’00 and Toni St. John ’01 (pictured) delivered joint remarks at the luncheon.


4. Fedder Lecture
November 22, 2019
The Environmental Law Program hosted nearly 200 alumni and friends for its annual Fedder Lecture. This year’s lecture was delivered by Prof. Jingjing Zhang, director of the law school’s Transnational Environmental Accountability (TEA) Project.


5. Regional Alumni Reception
Fall 2019
Alumni in several regions across the U.S. had the opportunity to reconnect with fellow graduates at meet-ups in D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, and Chicago. Receptions were also held for alumni in Baltimore and surrounding Maryland counties.


6. Just Mercy Screening
January 23, 2020
Maryland Carey Law hosted a movie screening of “Just Mercy,” the story of lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson’s tireless quest to overturn his innocent client’s death sentence. Organized by Maya Foster ’22 with the support of the law school administration, the event also included a thoughtprovoking discussion led by faculty experts in the issues surrounding criminal and death penalty cases.


7. High School Students Visit
January 31, 2020
Two hundred Prince George’s County high school students filled the seats at Maryland Carey Law to experience what law school is all about. In addition to mock classes and panel discussions, students were treated to remarks from former judge and legendary lawyer, William “Billy” Murphy, Jr. ’69.


8. Cardin Talks Impeachment Vote
February 6, 2020
One day after the Senate’s historic vote to acquit President Donald Trump of impeachment charges, U.S. Sen. Benjamin Cardin ’67, a Democrat from Maryland and a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, shared his thoughts on the trial with students in an hourlong discussion.


9. Myerowitz Finals
March 11, 2020
The Myerowitz Competition provides students the opportunity to become full members of the Moot Court Board. Finalists in this year’s competition argued around a hypothetical involving the pending deportation of a homeless refugee who violated an anti-camping ordinance.