Practitioner Series: When Should You Retain an Economic Witness?

By Robert Carter¹ In the litigation arena, it’s more likely than not that a time will come when you need an economic expert. Even if pursuing mediation, arbitration or a collaborative approach, obtaining an expert may be essential for success. Even if a case is destined to settle, a report from an economic expert mayContinue reading “Practitioner Series: When Should You Retain an Economic Witness?”

King v. Maryland

On Friday, November 9, 2012, the Supreme Court announced that it would review Maryland v. King this year, and in the process rule on the constitutionality of the state’s controversial DNA collection law, which allowed police to obtain a DNA sample from arrestees suspected of violent crimes or burglary for comparison against the state’s databaseContinue reading “King v. Maryland”

Comparative Negligence with Joint & Several Liability: The Best of Both Worlds

Robert H. Lande, Venable Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and James MacAlister, an alumnus of both the School of Law and the Law Review, have co-authored a piece that examines Maryland’s current contributory negligence standard, and suggests it be replaced by a comparative negligence standard that retains joint andContinue reading “Comparative Negligence with Joint & Several Liability: The Best of Both Worlds”