From the 2009 News Archive
Prof. Barrett on NPR to Discuss Violations of Bay Regulations
Jane Barrett, Director of the School of Law's Environmental Clinic, appeared on WYPR’s "Maryland Morning" on May 12 during a segment entitled "Protecting the Bay from Us."
Professor Barrett appeared with Larry Simns, president of the Maryland Watermen's Association, to discuss the sentencing of several Chesapeake Bay watermen for overfishing, or poaching, rockfish and to talk about why poaching is bad for the Bay and for watermen.
Listen to Professor Barrett on "Maryland Morning"
has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of environmental law. She has served as an attorney with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland. She has played a major role in many significant environmental cases and is recognized as one of the most experienced environmental criminal litigators in the country.
While an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Professor Barrett obtained the first criminal conviction of senior federal employees for knowing violations of environmental laws. Before joining the law school, Prof. barrett was a partner in the Washington, DC office of Blank Rome, LLP, where she chaired the White Collar, Internal and Government Investigations Group.