Article: Determining the Preemptive Effect of Federal Law on State Statutes of Repose

By Adam Bain Statutes of repose can prevent causes of actions from arising or being enforced after a given period of time has elapsed from a defined event. In recent years, courts applying the doctrine of federal preemption have increasingly found that federal statutes removed the barriers of state statutes of repose to certain tortContinue reading “Article: Determining the Preemptive Effect of Federal Law on State Statutes of Repose”

Call for Papers: Applied Feminism and Health

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Seventh Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference.  This year’s theme is “Applied Feminism and Health.”  The conference will be held on March 6 and 7, 2014.  For more information about the conference, please visit law.ubalt.edu/caf. With the implementation of the AffordableContinue reading “Call for Papers: Applied Feminism and Health”

King v. Maryland

On Friday, November 9, 2012, the Supreme Court announced that it would review Maryland v. King this year, and in the process rule on the constitutionality of the state’s controversial DNA collection law, which allowed police to obtain a DNA sample from arrestees suspected of violent crimes or burglary for comparison against the state’s databaseContinue reading “King v. Maryland”