Faculty in the News - Archive
Thursday, June 30, 2005Professor Abraham DashChristian Science Monitor
– When the U.S. Supreme Court didn't stop a federal prosecutor's bid to jail two reporters who refused to testify about confidential sources this week, many free-press advocates were horrified. "Once you start defining [who is a reporter], it does raise problems," says Abraham Dash, JD, a professor at the School of Law. "You've got to make exceptions when (the law) will not apply." [Read More
Wednesday, June 29, 2005Professor Michael GreenbergerWUSA-TV
- The Supreme Court refused this week to hear an appeal from two journalists who have been ordered by lower courts to reveal confidential information from their sources. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law, says by not taking the case, the Court is saying that when reporters are dealing with possible criminal violations they have to testify and reveal that information.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005Professor Robert PercivalThe Washington Times
- Attorneys in Maryland are evaluating two U.S. Supreme Court decisions about the Ten Commandments to determine how they will affect a recent decision by a federal judge to allow a privately owned religious marker in a Frederick County park. Robert Percival, JD, a constitutional law professor at the School of Law, said the key factor in deciding if a religious symbol is allowed on public property is whether the city intended to promote religion. [Read more
Wednesday, June 22, 2005Professor Michael GreenbergerWUSA TV
- Congressional lawmakers are asking questions about the vulnerability of U.S. borders to terrorists, especially after the government has spent $800 million on border security. Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and director of the School's Center for Health and Homeland Security, says the concern is justified and that the southwestern border between the U.S. and Mexico is especially vulnerable. "It's as though we've locked all the doors except the back door. Protecting our southwest border should be one of our highest priorities."
Friday, June 17, 2005Civil Justice & The late Professor Dennis MurphyThe Daily Record
– The late Denis Murphy, JD, an adjunct professor at the School of Law, is the focus of an article on the organization Civil Justice. Murphy was executive director of the program, which encourages law school graduates to help low-income people with legal issues. At the Maryland State Bar Association annual meeting in Ocean City, Murphy's legacy and Civil Justice will be recognized with a service award. Murphy died suddenly of a heart attack in May. He was 66. [Read More
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