Faculty in the News - Archive
Sunday, December 12, 2004Professor Michael MillemannThe Washington Post
- Two weeks ago, Walter Arvinger, 55, of Baltimore, walked out of prison a free man, his life sentence having been commuted by Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. Arvinger's cause over the past 18 months has been championed aggressively by a law clinic in the School of Law that was established recently to exonerate wrongly convicted inmates. "Walter Arvinger has spent 36 years locked up for something he didn't do, something he never should have been tried for in the first place," says Michael Millemann, JD, professor, School of Law and the clinic's founder. "It's an immense tragedy." Read More
Tuesday, December 7, 2004Dean Diane HoffmannWYPR Radio
- Diane Hoffmann, MS, JD, associate dean, director of the Law and Health Care Program, and professor, School of Law, was a guest on "The Marc Steiner Show" and was interviewed about malpractice reform.
Monday, December 6, 2004Professor Abraham DashAssociated Press (40 Publications)
- Constitutional law experts and attorneys are debating whether Maryland's governor violated the freedom of speech of a Baltimore Sun columnist and reporter when he banned state officials from talking to the journalists. Abraham Dash, JD, professor, School of Law, says the First Amendment prohibits the governor from trying to stop the paper from printing stories he does not like. Read More
Sunday, December 5, 2004Dean Teresa LaMasterThe Baltimore Sun
- Not since the adoption of the Xerox machine 45 years ago has the centuries-old legal profession been so affected by new technology. While most students are familiar with the Internet and other electric technology advances, “trying to harness all of that recreational knowledge and turn it into professional expertise is a challenge for all law schools,” says Dean LaMaster, assistant dean for technology affairs.
Saturday, December 4, 2004Professor Michael GreenbergerArizona Republic
- President Bush has picked former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik to serve as Homeland Security secretary. Kerik is a seasoned police veteran who played a key role in the city's response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Says Michael Greenberger, JD, director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security and professor, School of Law, "The Southwest border is the most critical issue (Bernard Kerik) has right now. I don't know what he knows about border issues now. But we can be as confident as we can be that he'll be a quick learner and that the border will be on the top of his priority list." Read More
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