UMBC’s Office of the General Counsel provides legal counsel and support to UMBC. Our attorneys are not authorized to provide legal services on personal matters to students, faculty and staff. UMBC Regular and Contingent II employees have access to USM’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides legal support services for personal matters.
This site provides information on Maryland and Federal law affecting low- and moderate-income Marylanders and their families. Maryland’s Peoples Law Library (PLL) is a legal information and self-help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library, a court-related agency of the Maryland Judiciary, and supported by Maryland’s non-profit legal services providers
Maryland State agency regulations are compiled in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). COMAR contains 33 Titles, with each Title usually corresponding to a department or agency.
U.S. Code is a consolidation of the general and permanent laws of the U.S. arranged by subject matter into fifty different titles.
The Maryland Public Information Act Manual provides access to government records through the Maryland Public Information Act.
The Maryland Manual is a constantly updated guide to Maryland government and provides an overview of the organizational structure and staffing of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of Maryland government.
An Opinion of the Attorney General represents the considered views of the Attorney General on a significant legal question, generally involving Maryland law or other law that governs the actions of public officials in Maryland