The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has received a $5 million gift from biotech entrepreneurs Marco and Debbie Chacón to establish the Chacón Center for Immigrant Justice.
The Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic has a history of assisting inventors with design patents, but recently, the clinic got approval on its first utility patent.
Members of the Maryland Carey Law community gathered virtually to celebrate the 46th Annual Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Scholarship Awards and Banquet on Feb. 25
Members of Maryland Carey Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Thurgood Marshall Trial Team took second place at the National Black Law Students Association Mid-Atlantic Region’s Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition, Feb. 3-6.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Team wins the 7th Annual Tulane University School of Law Professional Football Negotiation Competition.
Students re-imagine symposia to accommodate the virtual landscape.
New Con-Law Colloquium gives students a seat at the table with top scholars.
The Maryland Carey Law community mourns the loss of longtime Senate President Mike Miller ’67, who passed away on Jan. 15.
This week, a mob—including many who projected racist and antisemitic imagery—used physical force to try to stop one of our democracy’s most sacred and ministerial events: the counting of the Electoral College votes for President of the United States.
With 17 groups to choose from and 10 people or fewer in each, students had special access to professors and each other.
Prof. Emeritus Alan Hornstein leaves an indelible legacy of leadership.
On the evening of Dec. 17, the Maryland Carey Law community logged on to a special Zoom event to celebrate the 2020 Alumni Awards
Maryland Carey Law graduate E.V. Yost ’20 has been selected as a 2020 Open Society Institute-Baltimore Community Fellow to establish a trans-led community care network supporting LGBTQ+ people in Baltimore City.
Perspective from Prof. Michael Van Alstine, Director, Business Law Program
The Hon. Elijah E. Cummings ’76 leaves a legacy of leadership.
Center for Dispute Resolution (C-DRUM) publishes report on restorative practices in Baltimore City schools.
Members of the Maryland Carey Law School Club enjoy a night of camaraderie and crab cakes.
Maryland Carey Law’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, established in 2017, provides financial and career support to cohorts of high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds.
Toby Treem Guerin ’02 is the recipient of this year’s Robert M. Bell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Maryland, bestowed by the Maryland State Bar Association.
Students get advice and opportunities to connect with alumni during Networking 101.
Prof. Maureen Sweeney is UMB Public Servant of the Year, and Prof. Russell McClain ’95 is UMB Educator of the Year.
The Maryland Carey Law community welcomes Chaz Arnett to the faculty as associate professor of law.
Ryan Dietrich ’04 likes to sink his teeth into complex legal issues, so it is no wonder he finds his job as an assistant attorney general in the state of Maryland’s civil litigation division especially fulfilling.
Yesterday, the country lost one of its most distinguished and cherished lawyers, scholars, and jurists. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, was an historic legal figure, making lifelong contributions to women’s rights and gender equality.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law welcomes Matiangai Sirleaf to the faculty as the Nathan Patz Professor of Law.
Maryland Law Review editor-in-chief adapts during turbulent times.
As the nation marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, Prof. Paula Monopoli, publishes her book Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment.
The Guide to Belonging in Law School, a new book by Prof. Russell McClain, was published by West Academic Press in July.
In times when it is safe to gather in person, Prof. Larry Gibson takes his seminar class on a special tour of Baltimore, visiting sites connected with important civil rights cases.
Maryland Carey Law presented the first in a new faculty webinar series on July 1.
Danielle Schweizer ’20 has been recognized by the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) with the Outstanding Law Student Award.
Anger, grief, hurt, and helplessness are just some of the feelings members of the Maryland Carey Law community expressed during the web event, A Conversation on Race, Criminalization and Policing.
Dean Donald B. Tobin announces the winners of this year’s graduation awards.
With heavy hearts, we, administrators, faculty, and staff of the University of Maryland Carey Law School, feel compelled to speak to a matter of great concern to justice and humanity.
Prof. Kathleen Hoke and 2020 graduate Kaitlyn Holzer are two of the seven from across the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s seven schools selected to receive Presidential Core Values Awards.
To celebrate and honor the students who have persevered to complete their final semester of law school during the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland Carey Law has created a special edition Class of 2020 digital yearbook. https://mclyearbook.com/
The COVID-19 crisis has upended lives. At the University of Maryland Carey Law no one has felt the impact more than the law students living an unprecedented end to the last few weeks of the 2020 spring semester.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, faculty and researchers at Maryland Carey Law are sharing expertise in areas including health law, emergency management, and environmental law to help guide officials and the public through the crisis.
Students in programs such as the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, and the Public Health Law Clinic provide free legal services to clients impacted by COVID-19.
Zetzer Fellow, 4 other alumnae selected for Women Who Lead class of 2020
Prof. Michael Greenberger, founding director of Maryland Carey Law’s Center for Health and Homeland Security, and multiple Maryland Carey Law alumni have been awarded 2020 Leadership in Law honors by The Daily Record.
Because of the generosity of Maryland Carey Law alumni, the UMB Foundation, and AccessLex, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has created an emergency fund to help students in need during the COVID-19 crisis.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has elected three new members to its Board of Visitors.
Introducing a new occasional series featuring profiles of Maryland Carey Law faculty members.
The 2020 Morris Brown Myerowitz Moot Court Competition was one of the last in-person events at Maryland Carey Law before the building emptied for spring break, and faculty shifted courses online to prevent the spread of COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is adopting a pass/fail grading policy for the 2020 spring semester.
In accordance with guidance from the University System of Maryland, Maryland Carey Law has canceled all law school events and will offer courses online for the remainder of the 2019-2020 spring semester.
Maryland Carey Law hosted the world-renowned Maryland Constitutional Law Schmooze on March 6-7, bringing together leading scholars in the legal academy, political science, and political development.
The Delaware Senate unanimously confirmed Paul A. Fioravanti, Jr. ’97 as the next Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery.
Maryland Carey Law’s Mediation Clinic is the 2020 recipient of the District Court of Maryland Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution’s ADR Program Achievement Award.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Alumni Awards to be presented during the law school’s 2020 Alumni Weekend April 2-4.
Members of Maryland Carey Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Thurgood Marshall National Trial Team took first place at the NBLSA's Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition in Philadelphia, Feb. 6-9.
Tonya Foley ’21 knew she was meant for a career in immigration law well before applying to law school. So, when picking a school, one of the most important factors for Foley was a robust immigration clinic.
Maryland Carey Law student Bill Joyner is honored with a Diversity Recognition Award for outstanding staff member on Feb. 5 during UMB’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month Celebration.
The average age in Maryland Carey Law classrooms decreased by a few years on Jan. 31 when 200 Prince George’s County high school students filled the seats to experience what law school is all about.
Fired up by the idea of advocating for others, Maryland Carey Law student Maya Foster ’22 has wanted to be a lawyer as long as she can remember.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has established a scholarship honoring cherished alumnus Elijah E. Cummings ’76, who died in October 2019.
In its inaugural year, the Erin Levitas Initiative for Sexual Assault Prevention at Maryland Carey Law began fulfilling its promise to do the unfinished work of the program’s namesake who prematurely lost her life to cancer.
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) drew nearly 3,000 professors, deans, and administrators for its annual meeting January 2-5 in Washington, D.C.—a convenient location for the 10 presenters from Maryland Carey Law.
David Hodnett ’06 and Brett Rogers ’02 didn’t meet in law school. After all, they were four years apart, and Hodnett was an evening student, while Rogers went to class during the day.
Maryland Carey Law is well represented on The Daily Record’s 2019 list of Icon Honors winners. Five of this year’s 26 honorees are alumni of the law school
When it comes to gender equity in the workplace, the profession of law has made progress but still has significant work ahead.
Five of The Daily Record’s 2019 list of Icon Honors winners are alumni of the law school.
May graduation was a joyful time for Maryland Carey Law’s most recent alumni but only a brief respite before returning to the library to prepare for the July 2019 bar exam.
Maryland Carey Law celebrated the investiture of Professor Larry S. Gibson as the Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law at a ceremony in Westminster Hall on Nov. 14.
Students enjoyed a valuable opportunity to network with more than 50 judges at the annual Maryland Carey Law Judicial Reception on Nov. 6, making it the most highly attended in the event’s six-year history.
Maryland Carey Law alumni in Prince George’s County, Maryland, had the opportunity to mingle with fellow alum and Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks ’96, at a reception hosted by the Greenbelt Office of McNamee Hosea.
A four-year JD degree, the Evening Division is customized for ambitious, accomplished part-time students. The shape of the curriculum and the kind of support students have available on campus recognize the particular needs and challenges of part-time students in a demanding law program.
Alexander Batton ’21 wants to “help make Baltimore a better place.” That’s why he was thrilled to land an internship last summer as a law clerk with the Maryland Attorney General, Organized Crime Unit.
Maryland Carey Law Professor Diane Hoffmann and colleagues from the UMB campus have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute.
Dean Donald Tobin and the entire Maryland Carey Law community are profoundly saddened by the loss of beloved alumnus Elijah E. Cummings ’76.
The Maryland Carey Law community grieves the loss of alumnus Thomas D’Alesandro III ’52, who passed away Oct. 20.
Maryland Carey Law Faculty Reflection in Honor of Congressman Elijah Cummings
Seema Kakade, assistant professor and director of Maryland Carey Law’s Environmental Law Clinic, has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL).
Dressed in their best business casual attire, more than 100 Maryland Carey Law students took advantage of a special opportunity to train in the critical skill of networking.
Dean Donald Tobin and the entire Maryland Carey Law community are deeply saddened by the Oct. 3 passing of Oscar S. Gray, Jacob A. France Professor Emeritus of Torts.
3Ls Emily Schenning and Chukwukpee Nzegwu are the kind of students who jump on chances to enrich their law school education.
Not a single surface in Michelle Daugherty Siri’s ’02 Towson, Md. office is bare, and it’s no wonder. The well-organized stacks of papers and files reflect the large workload that comes with being executive director of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland...
With the first nip of fall in the air, the law school’s courtyard was the perfect setting for food and fun as members of the Maryland Carey Law School Club and their families gathered for the leadership giving society’s annual crab feast on Sept. 14.
Maryland Carey Law Professor David Gray has been named University of Maryland, Baltimore, Researcher of the Year by UMB President Jay Perman.
This year, the law school took Orientation a step further with a two-week Pre-orientation program for a select group of students looking to get oriented before Orientation even began.
Heavy storms cleared just in time for incoming students to enjoy an evening cheering on the Baltimore Orioles, courtesy of the Maryland Carey Law Alumni Board.
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Professor Robert Percival has been named winner of the 2019 Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award by the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) Law.
Maryland Carey Law Clinical Law Program Statement — We Are Baltimore
“We are honored to have Judge Barbera give our graduation keynote,” said Dean Donald Tobin. “I hope our graduates take her message about the important role they play in supporting equal justice for all to heart.”
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is honored to announce the election of seven new members to its Board of Visitors (BOV).
The international news section is awash in increasing reports of global instability. The UK’s Brexit struggles, the tenuousness of the NATO alliance, attacks on the International Criminal Court, new tariffs, uncertainty surrounding the Paris Climate Agreement, instability in Venezuela, and countless
The TEA Project is staffed with students from the Environmental Law Clinic and the Global Environmental Law Seminar. It is directed by Lecturer in Law Zhang Jingjing, an award winning public interest environmental lawyer from China who has been monitoring the environmental performance of Chinese com
Tobin visited the Maryland State House in Annapolis as a guest of Maryland House of Delegates member Samuel Rosenberg to offer testimony on House Bill 241, which provides that the State will not place a hold on a person's driver's license or registration if that person's income is below 200% of the
“Cybersecurity is no longer just an IT issue,” says Markus Rauschecker ’06, Program Director for the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS). “There are a lot of people that need to get involved when it comes to protecting against cybersecurity incidents and also respon
The NAACP, Small Business & Community Equity Development Clinic, and Environmental Law Clinic will release the climate adaptation finance toolkit at the National Adaptation Forum in Madison, WI on April 24.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Alumni Honors as part of Maryland Carey Law’s 2019 Alumni Weekend beginning on Thursday, April 11.
Winnie joins the LL.M. program as a Fulbright Student from Haiti. She is using her time at Maryland Carey Law to study intellectual property and cyber security law in the hopes of turning what she learns here into a reform of Haiti’s intellectual property and technology regulations. More broadly, s
For the first time in 22 years, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will have a student on the University System of Maryland Board of Regents thanks to Drew Needham.
Second year law student Alexis Gbemudu has a global perspective on life and the law. The first generation Nigerian-American grew up just outside of Philadelphia in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, but maintains strong ties to her roots in the southern region of Nigeria known as the Delta State.
Every year when new 1L students congregate in Westminster Hall for law school orientation, I tell them that they are joining one of the noblest professions. These are not just idealistic words from a law school dean: lawyers change the world.
As we race into 2019, revisit some of the news and events that made Maryland Carey Law a great place to be in 2018.
A member of our law school community, second year student Steve Watkins, passed away unexpectedly following a routine medical procedure over winter break. Dean Donald Tobin shared the passing of Watkins with students, faculty, and staff after learning the sad news.
The Maryland Commission on the School to Prison Pipeline and Restorative Practices has released their Final Report and Collaborative Action Plan. The Commission, chaired by Barbara Sugarman Grochal, Director of School Conflict Resolution Education Programs for the Center for Dispute Resolution (C-DR
At the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Professor Leigh Goodmark is at the vanguard of rethinking our approach to intimate partner violence. In her recent book, “Decriminalizing Domestic Violence: A balanced policy approach to intimate partner violence,” she provides a policy
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s National Moot Court Team won the Region III Championship of the National Moot Court Competition in Houston on November 17. By winning their region, they advance to the 2018 National Moot Court Competition Final Rounds in New York City on
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is proud to announce the elections of Professors David Gray and Leigh Goodmark to the American Law Institute (ALI). With the addition of Gray and Goodmark, Maryland Carey Law now boasts 27 full-time and Emeritus faculty members in the ALI.
Students from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), including a health law student from Maryland Carey Law, were declared the winners of the D.C. Public Health Case Challenge on October 15.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Environmental Law Clinic scored a major environmental victory for the citizens of Prince George’s County. As a result of the clinic team’s hard work, the Brandywine Coal Ash Landfill will not be allowed to reopen according to a decision i
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law community was invited to the Ceremonial Moot Courtroom for an informal discussion on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court and the issues raised during his confirmation hearings.
Confronted with untold environmental issues from unabated pollution pouring into our air, land, and water to the devastating social, economic, and ecological costs of the severe flooding of our lakes, rivers, and coastal areas, the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Maryland Francis King
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is proud to announce Professor Michael Van Alstine, Francis King Carey Professor in Business Law, as the new Director of the Business Law Program. In assuming the directorship of the program, Van Alstine succeeds Professor Michelle Harner
University System of Maryland Regents Professor, Mark Graber, offered his thoughts on the trial of former Donald Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort.
To an outsider, the fancy booths at last month's health insurance industry gathering in San Diego aren't very compelling. A handful of companies pitching "lifestyle" data and salespeople touting jargony phrases like "social determinants of health."
This privacy, and its relation to free expression and civil rights, is the box that Danielle Citron, JD, has dedicated her career to unpacking.
Mr. Sanchez was detained and eventually arrested by a Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MTAP) officer. No charges were ever filed against Mr. Sanchez by the officer, and he was eventually transferred into the custody of United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement who then began removal
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Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Communications, Susan Krinsky, received the award on behalf of the school. She stated, “This is such an important part of who we are, and we are deeply honored by this recognition of our commitment to diversity and to building the justice pipeline.”
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law announces the launching of a Transnational Environmental Accountability (TEA) Project. The project will focus on strategies for holding multinational companies accountable for harm caused by their activities in developing countries.
Speakers included representatives from the CDC, CDC Foundation, NIDA, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Network for Public Health Law, and the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. Attendees included representatives from Eastern Region States’ medical and non-medical cannabis co
The Maryland Carey Law community mourns the passing of Senator Joseph D. Tydings ’53 at the age of 90 on October 8, 2018.
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is pleased to welcome Natalie Ram to the faculty.
When Veta T. Richardson graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 1986, she was the only one from her class who began working immediately as in-house corporate counsel.