Spring Symposium – Call for Papers: Applied Feminism and #MeToo

The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks paper proposals for the Eleventh Feminist Legal Theory Conference.  We hope you will join us for this exciting conference on Friday, April 12, 2019.  The theme is the #MeToo movement.

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”

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”