Comparative Negligence with Joint & Several Liability: The Best of Both Worlds

Robert H. Lande, Venable Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and James MacAlister, an alumnus of both the School of Law and the Law Review, have co-authored a piece that examines Maryland’s current contributory negligence standard, and suggests it be replaced by a comparative negligence standard that retains joint andContinue reading “Comparative Negligence with Joint & Several Liability: The Best of Both Worlds”

Supreme Court to Review King Case

On Friday, November 9, 2012, the Supreme Court announced that it would review Maryland v. King next 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 “Supreme Court to Review King Case”

Announcing Our New Endeavor!

The first issue of the University of Baltimore Law Review was published in Winter 1971.  Volume 1 Issue 1 contained three student notes, several book reviews, and an article by then-Attorney General Francis B. Burch, an incredible achievement even for eleven ambitious evening students. The journal has come a long way since that time.  FourContinue reading “Announcing Our New Endeavor!”