A Glimpse into the Future of Justice: Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Baltimore City’s Veterans Treatment Court

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 […]

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Teen Court, an Innovative Way to Address Juvenile Justice Issues

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 […]

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Families Need Resources

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 […]

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Truly Rewarding

  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 […]

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