Faculty in the News - Archive



Sunday, September 11, 2005

Professor Richard Booth

The Kansas City Star Investors hoping to recoup their losses from recent mutual fund scandals are turning to civil litigation. The firms argue they've already paid settlement money that ends up going to the shareholders. "While this whole thing is being settled, investors are standing in the corner with their pockets inside out," said Richard Booth, JD, professor at the School of Law. "Individual investors didn't lose a lot of money in this thing, but that doesn't make it easier to say, %91I got cheated here, I have nothing to show for it, and now I'm just supposed to move on.'"

Thursday, September 8, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

American Morning (CNN Sept. 11), CNN Live Today (CNN Sept. 9), Paula Zahn Now (CNN Sept. 8) - Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, talked about what he called the federal government's ineffective response to Hurricane Katrina. "What we're learning is that this is all pieces of paper with writing on it, and it does not correspond to the reality of the federal government's capabilities," said Greenberger.

Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

The Globe and Mail, Newhouse News Service, WUSA-TV Ch. 9 - 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 what he called the ineffectiveness of the federal response to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. "They gave FEMA a backwater position," said Greenberger. "They didn't think it was important."

Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

WBAL-TV, WBFF-TV - Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security; Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and acting director of the National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems; and Jeffrey Johnson, PhD, professor at the School of Nursing, led a panel discussion analyzing the government's response to Hurricane Katrina and the lessons learned from the catastrophe.

Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Professor Douglas Colbert

The Baltimore Sun A hearing to determine which jurisdiction should try the case of a prison inmate charged with murder in Baltimore County will be held in January. "The stakes are very high for Mr. [Kevin] Johns," said Douglas Colbert, JD, a professor at the School of Law.

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