University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Oct 4, 2018

Md. law professors sign letter against confirming Kavanaugh

More than a dozen professors from the two Maryland law schools have joined colleagues across the country asking the U.S. Senate not to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Aug 17, 2018

Md. law schools see higher enrollment despite being more selective

Both Maryland law schools are welcoming larger classes of students this fall, signaling a renewed interest among prospective lawyers that wavered in recent years.

Aug 17, 2018

Law school’s immigration clinics continue to help clients through US system

Business at the immigration clinics at Maryland’s two law schools has been brisk.

Aug 17, 2018

Md.’s law schools tackle gender issues

It’s 2018, yet the legal industry is facing a “gigantic” female talent drain, according to a partially released recent study commissioned by the American Bar Association, as women are leaving the profession in larger numbers and quicker than men.

May 23, 2018

New UM Carey Law program aims to stop sexual violence before it starts

The Erin Levitas Initiative for Sexual Assault Prevention will draw from two UM Carey Law programs: the Gender Violence Clinic and the Center for Dispute Resolution.

May 7, 2018

February Maryland bar exam passage nears record low

The number of people who passed Maryland’s February bar exam hit a 47-year low, with just a 38 percent passage rate overall.

Apr 18, 2018

ABA committee proposes making law school admissions tests optional

The American Bar Association is entertaining a bold question for a profession known for its exams: Should standardized tests be required for admission to law school?

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Apr 9, 2018

UM Carey IP clinic partners with area law firms

The five firms also will be on an advisory board for the school's IP program and give presentations and provide educational programing for startups and entrepreneurs.

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Mar 14, 2018

UM Carey announces 2018 alumni honors

The winners will be honored at the Alumni Honors Banquet as part of Alumni Weekend 2018 next month.

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Dec 26, 2017

UM Carey student killed in Florida plane crash

A third-year student from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was one of five people killed in a plane crash in central Florida on Sunday.

Dec 12, 2017

UM Carey intellectual property clinic expanding services for entrepreneurs

In an effort to increase its presence in Baltimore and offer more legal services to startups, the intellectual property clinic at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is going to provide business law services and is opening a location at the new Graduate Research Innovation District at the University of Maryland […]

Nov 14, 2017

UM Carey launches ‘diversity initiative’ with 4 top law firms

In an effort to make the legal profession more diverse, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is partnering with four large law firms to help reach that goal right as people take their first step towards a legal career. This fall, 11 first-year students received with financial and professional backing from […]

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