Post-Decriminalization Era: Maryland Court of Appeals Holds that the Mere Odor of Marijuana is Not Enough for a Probable Cause Search of a Person

Madison Buchness*   In 2014, the Maryland General Assembly decriminalized the possession of less than ten grams of marijuana.  See Robinson v. State, 152 A.3d 661, 673 (Md. 2017).  Possession of less than ten grams of marijuana is now a “civil offense” under Maryland law and results in the issuance of a civil citation and a fine.  Id.  The decriminalization of marijuana in Maryland has brought to light the issue of an illegal searchContinue reading “Post-Decriminalization Era: Maryland Court of Appeals Holds that the Mere Odor of Marijuana is Not Enough for a Probable Cause Search of a Person”

Help UB Law Host an Exceptional Academic Event: Fall 2019 Symposium

In conjunction with the publication of University of Baltimore Law Review, Vol. 49, the School of Law will host a two-day symposium on Nov. 15 and 16, 2019 Chosen by the Law Review student staff the Black Law Student Association and the Criminal Law Association, the theme of the conference is the history of American enslavement,Continue reading “Help UB Law Host an Exceptional Academic Event: Fall 2019 Symposium”

CALL FOR PAPERS University of Baltimore Law Review Fall Symposium – 400 Years: Slavery and the Criminal Justice System

In recognition of the 400 years which have passed since enslaved people were first brought to the U.S., University of Baltimore Law Review’s Fall Symposium will use the history of American enslavement as a lens to discuss slavery’s evolution and its effects on our criminal justice system.  We invite paper proposals that fit within theContinue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS University of Baltimore Law Review Fall Symposium – 400 Years: Slavery and the Criminal Justice System”

Selected Comments for Publication in Vol. 49

Congratulations to the following students whose comments have been selected for publication in University of Baltimore Law Review Vol. 49: Raquel Flynn Non-Compete Agreement Got You Stuck In Sexual Harassment? #MeToo: An Analysis of the Correlation Between Non-Compete Agreements and Sexual Harassment. Andrew Harvey Climate Change & Greenhouse Gasses: Keeping Our Vehicle Emissions Standards Safe.Continue reading “Selected Comments for Publication in Vol. 49”

The Annual Filing Season Program: A Brief Examination of AICPA v. IRS and the Resulting Regulations on Tax Return Preparers

*Brenton Conrad I.  Introduction On August 14, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Annual Filing Season Program, which was enacted to serve as a means of combatting the growing concerns involving fraudulent tax returns.  AICPA v. IRS, No. 16-5256, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 22583 (D.C.Continue reading “The Annual Filing Season Program: A Brief Examination of AICPA v. IRS and the Resulting Regulations on Tax Return Preparers”