Call For Papers: Applied Feminism and Work

The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Eighth Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference.  This year’s theme is “Applied Feminism and Work.”  The conference will be held on March 5 and 6, 2015. For more information about the conference, please visit law.ubalt.edu/caf.

Article: Sitting By The Well: The Case For Intercultural Competency Training In International Experiential Learning

By Jeffrey Blumberg¹ “Sit by the well.” This was the guiding principle by which a friend and fellow returned Peace Corps volunteer, who served in Africa in the 1960s, conducted her volunteer service. She explained that volunteers were instructed to listen, learn, adapt and integrate culturally, and understand their cultural settings. Volunteers were given permissionContinue reading “Article: Sitting By The Well: The Case For Intercultural Competency Training In International Experiential Learning”

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”

Volume 42 Issue 3

Our March 28, 2013 symposium, Privacy Rights and Proactive Investigations: Emerging Constitutional Issues in Law Enforcement, brought together leading scholars and practitioners to explore three issues that have once more thrust Maryland to the frontier of law enforcement: the validity of DNA databases, new approaches and the latest thinking on witness identifications, and the use of trackingContinue reading “Volume 42 Issue 3”