University of Baltimore School of Law

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University of Baltimore School of Law
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University of Baltimore School of Law is located in Baltimore, MD

University of Baltimore School of Law, or UB Law, is a law school located in Baltimore, Maryland on the University of Baltimore campus. UB Law is one of only two law schools in the state of Maryland.

History[edit]

The school was founded in 1925 as a part-time evening program to provide legal educational opportunities to working professionals.[3] In 1969, the school established a full time program. The American Bar Association accredited UB Law in 1972.[4] In 1975, UB Law became a public institution, and in 1988 it joined the University of Maryland System and the Association of American Law Schools[5][6]

Academics[edit]

Admission[edit]

For the Fall 2005 entering class, the acceptance rate was 30.1%.[7] The median GPA was 3.3 and the median LSAT score was 154.[8]

Degrees offered[edit]

UB Law offers the juris doctor degree and masters degrees (LL.M) in tax and U.S. law. The school also offers joint degree combinations of JD/MBA, JD/MPA, JD/MS in criminal justice, JD/MS in negotiations and conflict management, JD/Ph.D. in policy science and JD/LL.M. in taxation.

Clinics[edit]

Clinical programs are available in appellate practice, civil advocacy, community development, criminal practice, disability law, family law, family mediation, and tax law.

Publications[edit]

  • University of Baltimore Law Review
  • University of Baltimore Law Forum
  • Intellectual Property Law Journal
  • Journal of Environmental Law
  • Nota Bene Alumni Magazine

Academic reputation[edit]

In its 2007 publication, U.S. News & World Report ranked UB Law in the Fourth Tier.[9]

Notable alumni[edit]

More than a third of Maryland's judiciary comprises UB Law graduates.[10][11] Other notable UB Law graduates include:

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