Volume 14, Issue 1, Fall 1984
Merger of Law and Equity under the Revised Maryland Rules: Does It Threaten Trial by Jury?
Richard W. Bourne and John A. Lynch Jr.
Casenotes: Constitutional Law — Search and Seizure — 19 U.S.C. § 1581(a) — Random and Suspicionless Boarding of Vessel by Customs Officers Does Not Violate the Fourth Amendment's Prohibition against Unreasonable Search and Seizure. United States v. Villamonte-Marquez, 103 S. Ct. 2573 (1983)
Richard Lloyd Miller
Casenotes: Constitutional Criminal Law — Life Sentence without Parole Imposed on Recidivist Guilty of Seven Non-Violent Crimes Constitutes Cruel and Unusual Punishment under the Eighth Amendment Proportionality Test — Solem v. Helm, 103 S.Ct. 3001 (1983)
Elizabeth Gilbert Osterman
Casenotes: Constitutional Law - upon Proof of His Insanity by a Preponderance of the Evidence, Due Process Does Not Require Limiting the Confinement of an Insanity Acquittee to the Hypothetical Maximum Sentence He Could Have Received. Jones v. United States, 103 S. Ct. 3043 (1983)
Lori Lynn Blair
Casenotes: Torts — Defamation — Comments Made While Petitioning a Legislative Body for a Redress of Grievances Are Absolutely Privileged. Sherrard v. Hull, 53 Md. App. 553, 456 A.2d 59, aff'd per curiam, 296 Md. 189, 460 A.2d 601 (1983)
Michael A. Duff
Casenotes: Federal Income Tax — Foreign Currency Transactions — Loss on Borrowing and Repayment of Foreign Currency, Even Though Foreign Currency Is a Capital Asset, Results in an Ordinary Loss as There Was No Sale or Exchange. National-Standard Co. v. Commissioner, 80 T.C. 551 (1983)
Neil Z. Insel