Help UB Law Host an Exceptional Academic Event: Fall 2019 Symposium

In conjunction with the publication of University of Baltimore Law Review, Vol. 49, the School of Law will host a two-day symposium on Nov. 15 and 16, 2019

Chosen by the Law Review student staff the Black Law Student Association and the Criminal Law Association, the theme of the conference is the history of American enslavement, its evolution, and its ongoing effects on our criminal justice system.

Titled 400 Years: Slavery and the Criminal Justice System, the symposium is a unique opportunity for scholars, writers, practitioners and activists to share ideas and discourse on the following topics and many more:

    • The effects of slavery on the foundations of our current legal system
    • The transatlantic slave trade’s impact today’s African American communities
    • Criminal justice policies that adversely affect African Americans
    • Mass incarceration and African American civil liberties.

Admission is free and open to the public, thanks to UB Law alumni and friends who generously donate to fund important programming like this symposium.

For more information or to make a donation, visit or contact Alana Glover at

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