Admitted

Welcome Admitted Students

A Message from the Associate Dean for Admissions

Congratulations on your admission to Maryland Carey Law!

I welcome you on behalf of our entire community, and eagerly anticipate you joining us in August 2024.

Whether you plan to pursue traditional legal practice or set your sights on a corporate, non-profit, or entrepreneurial path, Maryland’s nationally-ranked specialty programs and abundant experiential learning opportunities in the second largest legal market in the country provide our students with a strong foundation to excel in their career. 

As you decide which law school to attend this fall, I encourage you to join us for our Admitted Student Events, including both virtual and in-person events. We also offer tours and weekly class visit opportunities. Lastly, we hope you check out our library of recorded material, including webinars, panels, a virtual tour, and more.  

Again, congratulations and I look forward to meeting you soon.

Warmest regards,
Matthew Gavin, Esq.
Associate Dean for Admissions

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Admitted Student Events

Admitted Student In-Person Visit Opportunities

Tours
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:00 pm 
Join an admissions officer and/or current student for an in-person tour of the law school on daily at 12:00 pm this winter and spring. You must register at least 24 hours in advance. Register here.

If you are unable to tour the law school on those days of the week, we would be happy to work around your schedule. Please email us at admissions@law.umaryland.edu so that we can schedule a personalized visit for you!  

Class Visits
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays this Winter and Spring
Prospective students have the opportunity to join us in-person for a law school class this fall. Class visits will take place from Monday, January 15 - Friday, April 5. We cannot accept walk-ins and you must register at least 24 hours in advance. Please see the class schedule below. Register here.

 

Day Time Class Professor Room
Monday 10:25 am - 11:50 am Criminal Law Gray 205
Monday 1:05 pm - 3:05 pm Law and Social Change Goodmark 108
Wednesday 10:55 am – 11:50 am Constitutional Law I: Governance Krishnamurthi 460
Wednesday 4:20 pm - 5:15 pm Foundations in Business Law Van Alstine 107
Friday 9:50 am - 11:50 am Property Monopoli 205

Admitted Student Days

Admitted Student Reception & Day 
Friday, April 5, 2024 (evening) - Saturday, April 6, 2024
We are hosting an Admitted Student Weekend featuring an Alumni and Admitted Student Reception on Friday, April 5th followed by Admitted Student Day on Saturday, april 6th Tenative Information is below: 

  • Friday, April 5th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Join Maryland Carey Law alumni, students, faculty and staff for a Welcome Reception. Drinks and heavy hors d'ouvres will be served. This is a great opportunity to network and meet members of the legal community in the Baltimore-DC area. Register here.
  • Saturday, April 6th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Join Maryland Carey Law faculty, students, alumni and staff for an Admitted Student Day featuring brunch, an alumni panel, student Q&A, faculty breakout rooms and chat sessions, a resources fair, and a champagne toast and dessert reception. Register here

Washington DC Admitted Student & Alumni Reception
Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm; Register here.
Join Maryland Carey Law admitted students and alums for a night of mingling and networking at Nelson Mullins (101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C., 20001) in Washington, DC. 

Admitted Student Preview Day

February 23, 2024 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Register here.
Learn about Maryland’s exceptional academic programs and hear the perspectives of current students, faculty, and administrators as they share what makes our law school unique.  Please find a tentative agenda for Admitted Student Preview Day below:

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Mock Class
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Faculty Panel
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Reception and Q&A with Current Students, Faculty, and Staff

Admitted Student Virtual Events 

Registration information is forthcoming. However, expect the following virtual events to take place this winter/spring!

Alumni Panel
Thursday, January 18, 2024
View the Recording here. (Password: Admitted1!)
Maryland Carey Law alums discussed their experiences at Maryland Carey Law, opportunities to work in DC, the national alumni network, and their careers.

  • Jasmyn Allen; Agency Attorney at NYC Department of Education; New York, NY
  • Steve Kiehl;  Director, Legal at CNN; Atlanta, GA
  • Michelle McLeod; US Diplomat, Foreign Service Attorney at USAID; Manila, Philippines
  • Sarah Schuler; Associate, Covington & Burlington LLP; Washington, DC 

Clinical Law Panel and Q&A
Thursday, February 8, 2024 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST; Register here
Hear from the Director of Maryland Carey Law's top ten nationally ranked Clinical Law program as well as current students about the 18 clinics offered at Maryland, specific cases/stores from those clinics, and why clinic is important. Learn about why all students who begin law school at Maryland Carey Law as full-time students are required to complete one of the 18 different clinics offered.

Life in the Charm City and DC Opportunities Student Q&A
Thursday, March 7, 2024 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST; Register here
Join Maryland Carey Law students for an overview of life in Baltimore and opportunities in DC.  They will discuss neighborhoods in Baltimore, activities to check out if you are in the area, and transportation options. They will also discuss commuting to and interning in DC, and what a typical day looks like for a student working in DC. Then, have your questions answered and meet future classmates in small breakout rooms.

Mock Class and Faculty Q&A
Thursday, March 28, 2024 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST; Register here
Join a Maryland Carey Law professor for a Mock Law School Class. This is a great opportunity to get a preview of what a class will look like during your first year of law school. You can find the class reading here. Plan to have your camera and microphone on during the class.

Housing Webinar
Thursday, April 25, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST; Register here
Current students will host a Housing Q&A where they will discuss the pros and cons of living both on and off campus and share information about their experiences living in Baltimore. They will also answer questions regarding housing, living in the city, and student life at Maryland Carey Law.

What to Expect 1L Year Faculty Q&A
Date TBD
Join Maryland Carey Law faculty to learn about 1L Year and what you should do to prepare for law school over the next month. This Zoom event will cover what a typical day looks like for a 1L student and address different topics such as first year classes, staying up-to-date on readings, the Socratic method, 1L extracurricular opportunities, exams, work-life balance, and the atmosphere at Maryland Carey Law. 

Community Events 

In Person

The Crisis of Constitutional Democracy
Monday, January 8, 2024; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Presented by Antonia Baraggia (University of Milan and Distinguished Visiting Professor this spring) and Mark A. Graber. The program will discuss attacks on constitutional democracy in Poland, Hungary, the United States and Israel, as well as within the broader European Union, the prospects for continued constitutional democracy in those regimes, and the prospects of constitutional democracy in general across the globe. The event will be moderated by Associate Dean Peter Danchin.

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy: Uneasy Alignments
Friday, January 19, 2024; 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
Join us for a publication event regarding a special Issue of the journal focusing on the uneasy alignments between legal systems and mental health interventions. The Issue stems from the Spring 2023 Symposium, which focused on the use of legal coercion to force compliance with mental health interventions across various areas, including child welfare, families, and criminal legal systems. The Symposium was co-sponsored by the School of Social Work Thursz Social Justice Lecture Series and the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy

Comparative Constitutional Democracy Colloquium
Wednesday, February 7, 2024; 8:45 am - 10:45 am 
"Regulating Parties by Constitutional Rules in Liberal Democracies,” presented by Catarina Santos Botelho (Public Law and Constitutional Law, Porto Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Portugal). 

The Tip of the Spear: Black Radicalism, Prison Repression and the Long Attica Revolt

Monday, February 12, 2024; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
The Gibson-Banks Center for Race and the Law will present this Anchor Event featuring Professor Orisanmi Burton who will discuss his recently released book, Tip of the Spear: Black Radicalism, Prison Repression, and the Long Attica Revolt (University of California Press 2023). Professor Michael Pinard (Faculty Director, Gibson-Banks Center), and Brandon Miller, 2L (Erek L. Barron Fellow, Gibson-Banks Center) will engage Professor Burton in conversation about the book, followed by Q & A.

APALSA Spring Reception: Illuminating the Legal Field
Thursday, February 15, 2024; 6:00 pm - 8:00 om EST
Please join the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) for its 15th Annual Spring Reception celebrating the theme: Illuminating the Legal Field, a mark of diversity and triumph in the face of adversity in the AAPI legal community. 

Journal of Race, Religion, Gender, and Class - Equal Pay Act Lunch & Learn
Monday, February 19, 2024; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
The event is a precursor to the Symposium on the Equal Pay act on March 15th and will feature the Managing Director of the Women, Leadership, and Equity Program, Judge Pamela White, and Phoebe Wolfe, Associate at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC.

Journal of Business and Technology Law: The Rise and Implications of Artificial Intelligence

Thursday, March 28, 2024; 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
This Symposium will provide two panels covering difficult questions and concerns surrounding the rapid and widespread use of Artificial Intelligence. The first panel discusses the implications of Artificial Intelligence on National Security and Cybersecurity, and the second panel explores the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Legal Personhood. 

Virtual

Constructing an Ethics Framework for AI in Biomedical Research

Thursday, January 18, 2024'; 4:30 - 5:30pm EST
The Law & Health Care Program is hosting Hastings Center President Vardit Ravitsky for a discussion about ethics and AI in Biomedical Research. Register here.

Orientation (Save the date!!)

Mid-August 2024 (Further details forthcoming)

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