Preventing Undue Burden on a Woman’s Right to Abortion: The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision that Echoes Legal Theories in Roe v. Wade

Preventing Undue Burden on a Woman’s Right to Abortion: The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision that Echoes Legal Theories in Roe v. Wade Eboni Mosley* “Reproductive freedom is critical to a whole range of issues. If we can’t take charge of this most personal aspect of our lives, we can’t take care of anything. ItContinue reading “Preventing Undue Burden on a Woman’s Right to Abortion: The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision that Echoes Legal Theories in Roe v. Wade”

The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or a Life Saving Device?

The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or A Life Saving Device? Marleigh Davis* With distracted driving statistics revealing the large number of people who dangerously choose to use their cell phones while driving, the question arises of how many accidents occur because of this phenomenon and whether they could be prevented? New York’sContinue reading “The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or a Life Saving Device?”

Recognizing the Workplace Rights of Student-Workers: Adapting Labor Law for the 21st Century

Recognizing the Workplace Rights of Student-Workers: Adapting Labor Law for the 21st Century William Suggs*  For over eighty years, workers acting collectively to improve the terms and conditions of their employment have been protected by the National Labor Relations Act.  National Labor Relations Act, ch. 372, § 7, 49 Stat. 449 (1935) (current version atContinue reading “Recognizing the Workplace Rights of Student-Workers: Adapting Labor Law for the 21st Century”

Private Intelligence Contracting in Syria: Can the Department of Defense Outsource Intelligence Analysis?

Private Intelligence Contracting in Syria:  Can the Department of Defense Outsource Intelligence Analysis? Janet Franklin* By allowing contractors to perform intelligence gathering and analysis, is the Department of Defense outsourcing “inherently governmental functions” in violation of the Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act of 1998?  This has long been a subject of debate.  Keric D.Continue reading “Private Intelligence Contracting in Syria: Can the Department of Defense Outsource Intelligence Analysis?”

MARYLAND’S JUSTICE REINVESTMENT ACT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Maryland’s Justice Reinvestment Act: What You Need to Know Brett Smoot* On May 19, 2016, Governor Larry Hogan signed the Justice Reinvestment Act (JRA) into law.  Proponents of the JRA believe that the Act represents a progressive and necessary step in reforming the state’s criminal justice system.  However, the JRA also represents the largest andContinue reading “MARYLAND’S JUSTICE REINVESTMENT ACT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW”