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Mayor V. Fairfield Improvement Company: The Public's Apprehension To Accept Nineteenth Century Medical Advancements, Ryan Wiggins, Daniella Einik Jan 2009

Mayor V. Fairfield Improvement Company: The Public's Apprehension To Accept Nineteenth Century Medical Advancements, Ryan Wiggins, Daniella Einik

Legal History Publications

The following paper first outlines the story behind Mayor v. Fairfield and the procedural progression of the case through the court of equity and the Court of Appeals. Second, the paper discusses nineteenth century medical views on leprosy and infectious diseases and the reluctance of the public to accept these medical views. Finally, the paper analyzes how both medical opinion and public perception impacted public health laws and judicial opinions at the time.


Garitee V. Mayor And City Council Of Baltimore: A Gilded Age Debate On The Role And Limits Of Local Government, Kevin Attridge, James Risk Jan 2009

Garitee V. Mayor And City Council Of Baltimore: A Gilded Age Debate On The Role And Limits Of Local Government, Kevin Attridge, James Risk

Legal History Publications

Politically, Garitee v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore was part of the larger on-going debate on the role of government. During the Gilded Age, the Federal Government assumed a laissez-faire stance toward business, but the Progressive Era that immediately followed witnessed a restraint of business through the passage of the Sherman Antitrust Act and the trust-busting administration of President Theodore Roosevelt.

State and city government produced the same debate, but in a somewhat different fashion. Baltimore’s government expanded in the 1870’s with the creation of City Hall, the City Library, the harbor board and several other municipal ...


Evaluating Policy Solutions To Sex-Based Pay Discrimination: Women Workers, Lawmakers, And Cultural Change, Vicky Lovell Jan 2009

Evaluating Policy Solutions To Sex-Based Pay Discrimination: Women Workers, Lawmakers, And Cultural Change, Vicky Lovell

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Leaving Maryland Workers Behind: A Comparison Of State Employee Leave Statutes, Michael J. Hayes Jan 2009

Leaving Maryland Workers Behind: A Comparison Of State Employee Leave Statutes, Michael J. Hayes

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Commentary: Women’S Employment Rights In The Workplace Of 2007 And 2027, Marley S. Weiss Jan 2009

Commentary: Women’S Employment Rights In The Workplace Of 2007 And 2027, Marley S. Weiss

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Opening The Doors To The Local Courthouse: Maryland’S New Private Right Of Action For Employment Discrimination, Deborah Thompson Eisenberg Jan 2009

Opening The Doors To The Local Courthouse: Maryland’S New Private Right Of Action For Employment Discrimination, Deborah Thompson Eisenberg

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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