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Publications

The University of Baltimore School of Law offers several scholarly publications covering a range of activities in the legal profession. Law students may earn credit for participation in activities for some of these publications:

Want to earn credits for contributing to the School of Law's publications?

Students are chosen for each journal based on a write-on competition and a required minimum GPA set out by each journal. A student who is a member of the staff of any of the four student-run School of Law publications can earn one credit/no-credit credits per semester. You may earn up to eight credits for your participation.

 

Law Review

The University of Baltimore Law Review is a scholarly journal providing in-depth analysis of issues of current concern to the legal community. Law Review membership reflects a student's excellence in scholastic achievement, as well as top-notch skills in legal analysis, research and writing. Each year's editorial board selects, with the concurrence of the faculty adviser, the succeeding editorial board. In order to participate in this publication, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.2 at the completion of the spring semester. A student who is chosen as an associate editor or a member of the editorial board of the Law Review can earn two credit/no-credit credits per semester.

Law Forum

The University of Baltimore Law Forum , founded in 1970, is an award-winning legal journal featuring articles and recent developments on current trends in the law. Law Forum membership reflects a student's excellence in scholastic achievement, as well as strong capabilities in legal analysis, research and writing. It is published under the direction of a student editorial board and staff. To participate in the Law Forum, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.0. A member of the editorial board of the Law Forum can earn two pass-fail credits per semester.

Journal of International Law

The University of Baltimore Journal of International Law is a scholarly legal journal providing in-depth analysis of international and comparative law and policy issues. Topics include law of nations, comparative law, treaty law, law of armed conflict, U.S. foreign policy, law of international organizations, international trade law, international arbitration and human rights, among others. The journal is published under the direction of a student editorial board and is committed to academic excellence and the dissemination of knowledge to the international and foreign relations community

Journal of Land and Development

The University of Baltimore Journal of Land and Development is a scholarly, interdisciplinary legal journal that publishes in-depth legal and policy analysis on issues related to land and development. Topics covered in this publication include urban/suburban/rural issues involving land use, environmental preservation, economic development, redevelopment, community development, real estate transactions and finance, property, civil rights, human rights, civil liberties, and state and local government. The journal, published under the direction of a student editorial board, is committed to academic excellence and the dissemination of knowledge to the legal community. In order to participate in the Journal of Land and Development, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.0. A member of the editorial board of the Journal of Land and Development can earn two pass-fail credits per semester.

Journal of Media Law & Ethics

The Journal of Media Law & Ethics is an online, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the University of Baltimore School of Law. The journal seeks theoretical and analytical manuscripts that advance the understanding of media law and ethics in society. Submissions may have a legal, historical or social science orientation but must focus on media law or ethics. All theoretical perspectives are welcome.