Faculty in the News - Archive



Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

Bloomberg News, The Business Times Refco has drawn interest from at least seven bidders since agreeing Oct. 17 to sell its futures units to J.C. Flowers & Co. for $768 million. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and former director of the Division of Trading and Markets at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said he is puzzled why the bidding for Refco is becoming so frenzied when "there's no confidence in the value of Refco as a whole."

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

FOX News, and 21 more Web sites - Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, commented on the ongoing investigation into the leak of the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame. "It appears what [Special Counsel Patrick J.] Fitzgerald has been trying to find out is whether [Vice President Dick] Cheney set in motion an operation to try to leak the name of Valerie Plame," said Greenberger.

Monday, October 24, 2005

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

The Jurist Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, associate professor at the School of Law, says that contrary to what some female politicians, commentators, and first lady Laura Bush have said, skepticism about the qualifications of Harriet Miers for the U.S. Supreme Court is not sexist.

Monday, October 24, 2005

Professor Susan Leviton

WBFF-TV - The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services continues to get ready to shut down the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School next month and come up with a plan to house more than 100 juvenile offenders. Susan Leviton, JD, a professor at the School of Law, said the new plan should specifically cater to each student.

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

The Sunday Times (UK) Investors are eyeing the Refco brokerage firm, which collapsed after it emerged that its British-born chief executive, Phillip Bennett, secretly owed the firm nearly half a billion dollars. Bennett was placed on indefinite leave, charged with fraud and confined by the authorities to his New York apartment. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law, former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer, and former director of the Division of Trading and Markets at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, says that trouble in Refco's unregulated businesses brought down the company.

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