Constitutional democracies around the world and, indeed, in the United States, are showing signs of weakening, indicating a possible global crisis with worrying implications for American and world politics. In response, Maryland Carey Law launched a special opportunity for students to engage with new thinking on this topic. The course, Comparative Constitutional Democracy Colloquium, offered for the first time in spring 2020, brings together Maryland Carey Law students and faculty, and prominent comparative constitutional law scholars from the United States and Europe.
As the nation marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, Prof. Paula Monopoli, publishes her book Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment.
Maryland Carey Law presented the first in a new faculty webinar series on July 1.
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.