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Weekly Roundup 11/27 – 12/1

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03rd Dec 2017

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Weekly Roundup 11/27 – 12/1

Frontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc. v. Director In this civil case, Frontier-Kemper appealed from a decision of the United States Department of Labor Benefits Review Board, which held Plaintiff was responsible for...

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27th Nov 2017

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Fresh from the Fourth Circuit: Bakery Employees Entitled to Overtime Compensation for Deliveries

By: Katherine Wenner & Holly Ingram A. Overview On November 17th, the Fourth Circuit published an opinion for Schilling v. Schmidt Baking Co., Inc.. The Court considered whether the District...

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21st Nov 2017

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Fourth Circuit Grants Hearing On New Presidential Proclamation Limiting Immigration

By Hailey Cleek & Raquel Macgregor On November 6th, the Fourth Circuit granted a hearing en banc to review President Trump’s third Executive Order iteration on immigration. The new Presidential...

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19th Nov 2017

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Weekly Roundup: 11/13-11/17

Schilling v. Schmidt Baking Company, Inc. In this civil case, plaintiffs appealed the district court’s dismissal of their claims for overtime wages under the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the...

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11th Nov 2017

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Weekly Roundup – 11/6-11/10

Weekly Roundup: 11/6-11/10 By: Tim Day & Jonathan Hilliard Plotnick v. Computer Sciences Corp.              In this civil case, the plaintiffs, former executives of Computer...

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08th Nov 2017

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Zoning Case Brought on Constitutional Grounds

By: Ashley Collette and Evan Reid On October 12, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case Siena Corporation v. Mayor and City Council of Rockville,...

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04th Nov 2017

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Weekly Roundup 10/30-11/3

By: Adam McCoy & Shawn Namet U.S. v. Palin In this criminal case, the defendants argued the government did not sufficiently prove the materiality requirement of health care fraud to...

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02nd Nov 2017

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Establishment Clause: Government Maintained Latin Cross Unconstitutional

WE, THE CITIZENS OF MARYLAND, TRUSTING IN GOD, THE SUPREME RULER OF THE UNIVERSE, PLEDGE FAITH IN OUR BROTHERS WHO GAVE THEIR ALL IN THE WORLD WAR TO MAKE THE...

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31st Oct 2017

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First Amendment Rights of a Prosecutor

By Chase Stevens Overview On October 17, 2017, the Fourth Circuit published its decision in Borzilleri v. Mosby. This case dealt with the issue of First Amendment rights for prosecutors...

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28th Oct 2017

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Weekly Roundup – 10/23-10/27

Weekly Roundup: 10/23-10/27 By: Hanna Monson and Sarah Spangenburg United States v. Julian Zuk In this criminal case, the Government appealed the district court’s sentencing of defendant Julian Zuk as...

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23rd Oct 2017

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Religion: Friend or Foe to the IEP?

Overview M.L. was born in 2003 with Down Syndrome and lives with his family in an Orthodox Jewish community in Maryland.[1]  M.L’s faith governs almost every aspect of his life,...

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21st Oct 2017

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Weekly Roundup – 10/14-10/21

American Humanist Association v. Maryland-National Capital Park In this First Amendment case, the Fourth Circuit reversed the District Court’s ruling that a 40-foot tall Latin cross, established as a monument...

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