On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the School of Law will once again participate in Giving Tuesday, the national one-day giving campaign following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every gift, big or small, makes a huge impact on the lives of our students and our community. This event is an opportunity to support the Sayra and Neil […]Read more "Support the Center for Families, Children and the Courts on Giving Tuesday"
By Usman O. Suleman, CFCC Student Fellow (2018-2019) Therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) is a theory of law that is one of the shaping principles of the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts. TJ is an interdisciplinary philosophy of law that takes into consideration social sciences […]Read more "A Glimpse into the Future of Justice: Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Baltimore City’s Veterans Treatment Court"
The Healing Practice of Law in Action: Mental Health in Problem Solving Court By Emily Blitzer, CFCC Student Fellow (2018-2019) The Baltimore City Mental Health Court (“BCMHC”) operates within the confines of the Baltimore City District Court system, but its purpose is to provide meaningful justice to criminal offenders with mental health issues. A brief […]Read more "Connecting Cognitions: Courts and Mental Illness"
By Alana Glover, CFCC Student Fellow (2018-2019) As a Student Fellow in the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts’ (CFCC) Student Fellows Program, we think critically about how families are affected by the legal system. We think in depth about therapeutic jurisprudence and the […]Read more "Teen Court, an Innovative Way to Address Juvenile Justice Issues"
By Joanna Choi, CFCC Student Fellow (2018-2019) The parking lot was filled with parents kissing children goodbye, waving as they left. I walked through the bright halls of Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School, with children carrying colorful backpacks, strolling to the right and left of me. The walls were covered with various art projects, motivational slogans, […]Read more "CFCC’s Truancy Court Program Makes a Difference"
By Meegan Jayne Smith, CFCC Student Fellow (2018-2019) After a class discussion about Unified Family Courts, CFCC’s Student Fellows took a trip to the Family Division of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Sue German, the Family Division Associate Administrator, led our tour. Ms. German began the tour by handing out a case flow chart […]Read more "Families Need Resources"
By Tyshay Mickles, CFCC Intern from the University of Baltimore Criminal Justice Program I had a rewarding experience with the University of Baltimore School of Law, Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts’ Truancy Court Program (TCP). I am glad that I had the opportunity to make a difference in a child’s […]Read more "Truly Rewarding"