From 11:30 to 5 in Room 202 of the University of Baltimore School of Law, 1401 N. Charles Street. Tentative program follows. Want to use the law for progressive social change? Feeling underrepresented at law school? Unsatisfied with traditional notions of legal education and lawyering? Join UB-NLG for DIS-orientation! – Meet other students interested in … More UB Law DIS-Orientation: Friday, October 6th
The NLG Palestine Subcommittee provides legal support to the movement for justice and freedom in Palestine. This includes working with Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movements, challenging repressive legislation, supporting students’ and others’ rights to organize and speak on Palestine, advocating for Palestinian political prisoners, organizing delegations, and challenging directly U.S. and Israeli violations of … More CONTACT YOUR CONGRESS PERSON NOW TO STOP Senate and House Bills That Would Chill Free-Speech and Participation in Boycott Divestment and Sanctions
Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Education, has accepted the invitation to be the Commencement speaker at UoB’s 2017 Fall semester graduation. A petition is currently being circulated to protest the decision to invite Ms. DeVos to speak and request that the invitation be rescinded. For more information and to sign the … More Online Petition to Protest Betsy DeVos as UoB’s 2017 Fall Semester Commencement Speaker
The Latin American Law Students Association and UB Immigration Rights Clinic are holding a fundraiser to help DACA recipients whose work permits will expire before March 2018 and must re-apply by October 5, 2017. The application cost for each recipient is $495. The funds raised will be given first to UoB students, then to applicants … More Fundraiser to Assist UoB Students and Members of Community Affected by the DACA Decision
Jack Young, City Council President, is considering solutions to Baltimore’s water affordability crisis including introducing legislation that would provide discounts to low-income residents. Please contact Council President Jack Young (phone # 917-791-2257) to encourage his leadership in helping to make water affordable and accessible to all Baltimore City residents. For more information on this issue … More Support Solutions to the Water Affordability Crisis in Baltimore City
The next meeting of the Maryland NLG Chapter will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 5:30 PM at UoB Law School – Room 202. If you have items for the Agenda, please email Curtis Cooper or Siobhan Miller. See you there!
Over 1,000 people attended Baltimore’s solidarity march and rally at the Jackson – Lee Monument in Baltimore City’s Wyman Park on August 13, 2017. Legal observers from University of Baltimore were there with speakers who called for action from the different communities in Baltimore. For more information about this, please see the Baltimore Sun article.