Faculty in the News - Archive



Monday, May 30, 2005

Professor Abraham Dash

The Baltimore Sun ― Those demanding justice for Noah Jamahl Jones, the black Pasadena teenager who died in a brawl last summer, said they are pinning their hopes on a federal civil rights probe now that local prosecutions have ended. But experts, including University of Maryland law professor Abraham Dash, JD, say that hope may be in vain. [Read More]

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Professor Abraham Dash

The Baltimore Sun - Legal experts say that the case of Noah Jamahl Jones is an almost textbook example of how challenging prosecutions can be when they involve crowds and chaos. Abraham Dash, JD, a former prosecutor and a professor at the School of Law, discusses the difficulty of charging one or two people involved in a melee with murder. [Read More]

Friday, May 20, 2005

Dean Karen Rothenberg

The Daily Record Sandwiched between final exams and the onset of the bar review, the state's newest crop of law graduates from the School of Law will have a brief respite in which the only strains around will be those of "Pomp and Circumstance." "It's an exceptional class," Dean Karen H. Rothenberg, JD, MPA, said of the UM students. The school was even more selective than usual when choosing this class of approximately 200 because of prior over-enrollment. [Read More]

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Professor Douglas Colbert

The Baltimore Sun In a letter to the editor, Doug Colbert, JD, professor in the School of Law, comments on the recent trial in Anne Arundel County in which a white teenager charged with killing a black classmate was acquitted by an all-white jury. Colbert argues that while the verdict may have been correct, a jury must be racially integrated in order for the verdict to be respected by the community. [Read More]

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Professor Douglas Colbert

WBFF-TV, WJZ-TV - The FBI is investigating the death of a 51-year old inmate at the Central Booking and Intake Center in Baltimore. Doug Colbert, JD, professor in the School of Law, says there is definitely a connection between overcrowding at the facility and the inmate's death, even though a spokesman for the state Division of Correction denied it.

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