Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., Dartmouth; J.D., University of Wisconsin
Margaret E. Johnson is a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown Law Center for AY 2012-2013 and teaching in the Domestic Violence Clinic. Professor Johnson...Continue Reading
Margaret E. Johnson is a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown Law Center for AY 2012-2013 and teaching in the Domestic Violence Clinic. Professor Johnson is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she teaches the Family Law Clinic, Property and Feminist Legal Theory. Professor Johnson is also the Co-Director of UB's Center on Applied Feminism, which works to apply the insights of feminist legal theory to legal practice and policy. Professor Johnson's scholarship focuses on issues relating to domestic violence, clinical legal education, and feminist legal theory. Her articles include Teaching Social Justice Lawyering: Systematically Including Community Legal Education in Law School Clinics, 18 CLIN. L. REV. 401 (2012); Balancing Liberty, Dignity and Safety: The Impact of Domestic Violence Lethality Screening, 32 CARDOZO L. REV. 519 (2010); Redefining Harm, Reimagining Remedies and Reclaiming Domestic Violence Law, 42 UC DAVIS L. REV. 1107 (2009); "Avoiding Harm Otherwise": Reframing Women Employees' Responses to the Harms of Sexual Harassment, 80 TEMP. L. REV. 743 (2007); and An Experiment in Integrating Critical Theory and Clinical Education, 13 AM. U.J. GENDER SOC. POL'Y & L. 161 (2005). Professor Johnson is the recipient of the 2012 University of the System of Maryland Regents' Faculty Award for Public Service and two-time recipient of UB Women's Bar Association Professor of the Year award. Professor Johnson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Law and Dartmouth College. Prior to joining the UB law faculty, Professor Johnson directed the Domestic Violence Clinic at the Washington College of Law, American University; was an employment discrimination litigator, with a special focus on sexual harassment law, at the D.C. firms of Terris, Pravlik & Wagner, Kalijarvi, Chuzi & Newman and the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights; was a Women's Law and Public Policy Fellow; and clerked for the Honorable Hector M. Laffitte, United States District Court, District of Puerto Rico. She is Co-Chair of the Membership, Outreach and Training Committee, Section on Clinical Legal Education, AALS; Board Member of the Women's Law Center of Maryland; and Council Member of the MSBA Delivery of Legal Services Council.