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Maryland Carey Law Black Alumni 4th Reunion & Symposium

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University of Maryland Carey School of Law

500 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

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***The first 200 registrants will be guaranteed seating in Westminster Hall for the luncheon on Saturday, September 29. Additional seating will be in the Comcast Lounge.

Join fellow alumni for a weekend filled with friends, fond memories, great food, dancing, and vibrant intellectual discussions. Like the success of the previous reunions, this promises to be an exciting and enjoyable weekend. We look forward to seeing you at the 4th Black Law Alumni Reunion.


Friday, September 28, 2018

6:00 - 7:30 PM: Dean's Welcome Reception

  • Tribute to the founding members of the Black Law Students Association
  • Exhibit Unveiling - "The Black Law Students Association: Celebrating 50 Years"

7:30 - 9:00 PM: Class Gatherings

  • Connect with classmates and colleagues over dessert at gatherings grouped by your year of graduation

Saturday, September 29, 2018

9:00 - 10:30 AM: Continental Breakfast

10:00 - 11:00 AM: Faculty Presentations

  • 10:00 - 10:30 am: "Frederick Douglass' Escape From Maryland" presented by David Bogen, T. Carroll Brown Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Law
  • 10:30 - 11:00 am: "Racial Epithets in the Workplace" presented by Taunya Lovell Banks, Jacob A. France Professor of Equality Jurisprudence

11:00 - 12:00 PM: Alumni Debate

  • Topic: Is it time to wind down BLSA?

12:30 - 2:30 PM: Luncheon

  • Honoring Professor Larry S. Gibson

2:30 - 3:00 PM: Group Photograph

3:00 - 5:00 PM: View videos of the 2003, 2008, and 2013 reunions

8:00 - 11:00 PM: Cabaret

If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Altshuler, Director of Alumni Engagement at

HOTEL: Click here for room block information at the RL Hotel or call 1-800-Red Lion and refer to the code UNIV0927. There is limited availabilty and reservations must be made by September 14, 2018. If you have any questions, contact Beverly Carter at

PARKING AT THE LAW SCHOOL: Both street parking and garage parking are available to visitors. Be mindful of any time restrictions posted on street parking meters. The closest garage to our school is the Baltimore Grand Garage located at 5 N. Paca Street at the corner of Baltimore and Paca Streets directly across from the School of Law. Please note that a $10 parking fee is required in cash upon entering the garage.

DISCLAIMER: Your photograph may be taken at this event and used for University of Maryland Baltimore marketing purposes. If you would prefer to not have your photograph used for marketing purposes, please email stating your preference to not be photographed.

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University of Maryland Carey School of Law

500 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

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