Faculty in the News - Archive



Thursday, December 22, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

The Washington Post A federal appeals court refused to authorize the transfer of "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla to face new criminal charges, issuing a strongly worded opinion rebuking the Bush administration and its handling of the high-profile terrorism case. "Obviously, the court feels very stung by being presented with what it thought to be a serious and heartfelt argument by the administration [to hold Padilla originally], only to learn it would turn on a dime," said Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

The Baltimore Sun Blogs, short for "Web logs," personal postings on the Internet that are usually personal and opinionated, are a new source of employer-employee trouble. There is a lot of existing laws about what employees can and can't say about their employers. What is different about blogging is that it makes those public statements worldwide in a matter of nanoseconds," said Teresa LaMaster, JD, assistant dean for technology affairs and chief information officer at the School of Law.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

WUSA-TV Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, talked about the legality of President Bush's domestic surveillance program.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Professor Robert Percival

"Dialogue" CCTV-9 (China) Robert Percival, JD, professor at the School of Law, appeared live for a half-hour in prime-time on Chinese National Television to discuss the legality of President Bush's surveillance program. Percival also talked about the importance of the rule of law, checks and balances on executive power, free speech, and civil liberties.

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Professor Robert Suggs

The Daily Record Lawyer Henry Abromson has applied for federal copyright protection of the "PS:I-1," a four-step celebration performed by his friend and colleague Peter F. Stine a long distance runner. However, Robert Suggs, JD, a professor at the School of Law cautioned that "choreography is copyrightable; social dance steps are not." Because there is little precedent in the area of celebration dance copyrights, Suggs said it is unclear which category "PS: I-1" falls into.

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