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Monday, September 25, 2006

Professor Michael Greenberger

Bloomberg News – U.S. travelers will be allowed to start boarding planes today with most liquids and gels bought inside airport security checkpoints as the U.S. eased rules triggered by a terror plot to blow up jetliners. "The risk that’s being run with the new rules is quite minimal only because the screening machines being used in the first place are faulty and don’t detect the things they need to," said Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Professor Michael Greenberger

MSNBC.com – The financial meltdown at Amaranth Advisors, LLC has shone a spotlight on the regulation or lack of it that governs natural gas trading in North America. Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and former director of markets and trading at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission [CFTC], believes that some regulatory tightening is needed. "Within a year or two either Congress or the SEC [Securities and Exchange Commission] is going to do it if the CFTC doesn’t, because there is just too much happening," he said.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

"The Marc Steiner Show," WYPR – In this live radio broadcast, Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, associate professor at the School of Law, talked about the problems voters encountered at the polls during the primary election, and what is being doing to fix those problems before November’s general election.

Friday, September 22, 2006

Professor Michael Greenberger

The Washington Post – The Transportation Security Administration is considering a plan to upgrade X-ray machines or buy new ones for airport checkpoints using millions of dollars originally allocated for the purchase of sophisticated explosive-detection devices known as puffers, top U.S. security officials said. "This seems like another attempt to bring on new technology when we have had a series of failures, and I have no confidence that the redirected funds are going to be better spent than the funds they have spent already," said Michael Greenberger, JD, professor at the School of Law and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security.

Friday, September 22, 2006

Professor Steve Schwinn

The Daily Record – In the Op-Ed "The Corrosive Void of the Civil Right to Counsel," Steven Schwinn, JD, assistant professor at the School of Law, analyzed the Maryland Court of Appeals’ decision in "the weighty and difficult question of whether indigent civil litigants in the Maryland courts enjoy a categorical right to counsel."

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