Comment: PASPA’s Ban on Sports Betting is Misguided

PASPA’s Ban on Sports Betting is Misguided: Save Citizens the Financially and Morally Taxing Trip to Vegas by Allowing States to Legalize Sports Wagering. Marie Long*       Not all Americans realize it, but betting on sports is illegal in the United States. It is the classic American duality: morally proscribing only one type of gamblingContinue reading “Comment: PASPA’s Ban on Sports Betting is Misguided”

Volume 44 Issue 1

Here’s a look at Volume 44 Issue 1: 1) J.L.’s Time Bomb Still Ticking: How Navarette’s Narrow Holding Failed to Address Important Issues Regarding Anonymous Tips, by Andrew B. Kartchner, Law Clerk to the Hon. James A. Teilborg, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona 2) The Free Labor Standards Act? A Look atContinue reading “Volume 44 Issue 1”

Practitioner Series: Valuation 101

By Robert Carter¹ Business valuations are utilized in litigation and other proceedings, which are often crucial tools for proving the legitimacy of a claim. Still, the topic of business valuations can be daunting and many misunderstand the development and intrinsic value of business valuations. For simplification purposes, a valuation encompasses the following components: gathering andContinue reading “Practitioner Series: Valuation 101”

Comment: Plessy, Buckley, and Lefty-Loosey

PLESSY, BUCKLEY, AND LEFTY-LOOSEY: HISTORY DEMONSTRATES THAT THE SPIGOT SEPARATING MONEY AND CANDIDATES WILL CONTINUE TO ROTATE IN AN OMINOUS DIRECTION. By Kyle S. Kushner* “Money, like water, will always find an outlet.” – Justices O’Connor and Stevens in McConnell v. FEC, 540 U.S. 93, 224 (2003), overruled by Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S.Continue reading “Comment: Plessy, Buckley, and Lefty-Loosey”

Comment: Maryland’s Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy Act

MARYLAND’S REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABILITIES DUE TO PREGNANCY ACT: MEANING, INTERPRETATIONS, AND IMPLICATIONS By Jennifer Harris* INTRODUCTION      In 2013, the Fourth Circuit decided Young v. UPS, a case that pushed Maryland legislators to draft Maryland’s Reasonable Accommodation for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act. This amendment to Maryland’s anti-discrimination law took effect on October 1, 2013,Continue reading “Comment: Maryland’s Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy Act”