Faculty in the News - Archive
Thursday, December 23, 2004Professor Douglas ColbertThe Washington Post
- Maryland prison officials routinely miscalculated early release dates at two prisons, resulting in some prisoners being released too soon and others being confined too long. Doug Colbert, JD, professor, School of Law, says he is most troubled by the cases in which inmates were held longer than they should have been. "It's deplorable for someone to be deprived of their freedom longer than necessary," Colbert says. Read More
Monday, December 20, 2004Professor Michael GreenbergerU.S.News & World Report
- The Department of Homeland Security recently began testing the new U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology system, or US-VISIT. The program is designed to secure the nation's borders and facilitate the entry and exit process. Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, is quoted. Read More
Wednesday, December 15, 2004Professor Michael MillemannNational Public Radio
- Walter Arvinger, convicted for a murder he did not commit, returned home to his family in Baltimore after 35 years in prison. Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. commuted his life sentence as a result of the efforts by Michael A. Millemann, JD, professor, School of Law, and about 20 students from the School's Clinical Law Office. These efforts are due to be profiled in a 25-minute news story featuring the students that will be aired during "All Things Considered" nationally on National Public Radio, during the program's broadcast on Wednesday, Dec. 15.
Monday, December 13, 2004Professor Michael GreenbergerSecurities Week
- Some of the nation's large investment banks trading in the futures market are not happy with their relationship with the self-regulatory organizations (SROs) in futures exchanges. "The investment and commercial banks feel they are sort of left out. They would like to have some influence over SRO policies," says Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law and former director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's division of trading and markets.
Sunday, December 12, 2004Professor Jerome DeiseThe Baltimore Sun
- As the clock ticks down the end of another year, Baltimore's homicide tally keeps mounting with deadly momentum toward a figure that almost certainly will be more than last year's total of 271. Jerome Deise, Jr., JD, professor, School of Law and Michael Lindsey, MSW, MPH, PhD, assistant professor, School of Social Work, are interviewed. Read More
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