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Friday, October 31, 2008

Professor Michael Greenberger

E-Commerce Times – Columnist Theodore di Stefano argues that the prime candidate to blame for the financial crisis is the credit default swap (CDS), and his theory is backed by a number of other respected experts. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law, and a former director at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, is among those experts, along with Warren Buffett, who referred to CDS as "financial weapons of mass destruction."

Friday, October 31, 2008

Professor Michael Greenberger

SmartBrief.com – Congress could revisit a failed push to crack down on energy speculation after an explosion of financial collapses linked to complex instruments that are out of bounds for federal regulators. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and a former director at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said, "The credit crisis has only strengthened the resolve of many people to go back and look very hard at this energy speculation issue. Even though they're two different issues, it's the same cast of characters."

Friday, October 31, 2008

Adjunct Professor Frank Razzano

The Baltimore Sun – Looking tired and resigned, Shaneka Penix stood before U.S. District Judge William Quarles in his Baltimore courtroom yesterday morning and quietly asked for mercy. "I believe I deserve a second chance," she said. "When you’re convicted under RICO [the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act], the sentences are a lot longer than they are for the base offenses," said Frank Razzano, JD, an adjunct law professor at the School of Law and an editor of a RICO Law Journal.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Professor Michael Greenberger

Reuters – Congress could revisit a failed push to crack down on energy speculation after an explosion of financial collapses linked to complex instruments that are out of bounds for federal regulators. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and a former director at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said, "The credit crisis has only strengthened the resolve of many people to go back and look very hard at this energy speculation issue. Even though they're two different issues, it's the same cast of characters."

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Professor Larry Gibson

WBAL-TV, Ch. 11 – Larry Gibson, LLB, who teaches political law at the University of Maryland School of Law, explained the difference between the direct vote and the electoral college vote for the presidential election. He said that even in the electoral college system, one vote can make a difference.

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