Exploring Legal and Policy Responses to Opioids: America’s Worst Public Health Emergency
By: James G. Hodge, Jr., Chelsea L. Gulinson, Leila F.S. Barraza, Walter G. Johnson, Drew Hensley & Haley R. Augur
A Prescription for Disaster: How Local Governments’ Abuse of Public Nuisance Claims Wrongly Elevates Courts and Litigants Into a Policy Making Role and Subverts the Equitable Administration of Justice
By: The Honorable Luther J. Strange, III
The Current State of Opioid Litigation
By: Richard C. Ausness
The Opioid Crisis and the Federal Death Penalty
By: J. Richard Broughton
The Opioid Litigation Unicorn
By: Nicolas P. Terry
Washington, D.C.’S Heroin Epidemic of the 1970s and Today’s Opioid Crisis: A Comparative History of Government Policy Responses
By: Brian G. Gilmore
Drug-Induced Homicide: Challenges and Strategies in Criminal Defense
By: Valena E. Beety, Alex Kreit, Anne Boustead, Jeremiah Goulka, & Leo Beletsky
Opioid Crisis and the Law: An Examination of Efforts Made in Criminal Defense
By: Jennifer L. Brinkley
State Benchmark Plan Coverage of Opioid Use Disorder Treatments and Services: Trends and Limitations
By: Stacey A. Tovino
All Hands On Deck: The Case for Incorporating Medically-Assisted Treatment Into the Criminal Justice System in South Carolina
By: Joseph Y. Shenkar
Utilizing Pharmacists and Education Services to Promote Proper Use of Opioids Across South Carolina
By: Kayce M. Shealy, Erika E. Tillery, Cheryl A. Anderson, Katelyn L. Cheek
Articles dedicated to our 2019 Symposium: The Opioid Crisis and the Practice of Law
Weekly Fourth Circuit Summaries
Attkisson v. Eric Holder, Jr. (King 5/17/2019): The Fourth Circuit held claims against unknown surveillance agents are subject to dismissal if those defendants remain unserved ninety days after a complaint is filed, without a showing of good cause. . . .
Casa De Md. v. DHS (Wynn 5/17/2019): In DHS, the Court held that the government’s rescission of DACA was arbitrary and capricious because the government failed to adequately explain and identify how DACA was unlawful. . . .
Schwartz v. J.J.F. Mgmt. Serv., Inc. (Duncan 4/29/2019): The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of appellant’s third party claim to funds in certain deposit accounts, concluding that Maryland law allows a trial court to require that a third party movant establish a bona fide claim to ownership in such accounts. . . .
Porter v. Clarke (Wynn 5/3/2019): The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s finding that conditions of confinement on death row at Virginia’s Sussex I State Prison violated the Eighth Amendment and affirmed an order enjoining the reinstatement of those conditions. . . .
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