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”

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”