Faculty in the News - Archive
Wednesday, November 12, 2008Professor Michael GreenbergerNightly Business Report, PBS
– The 111th Congress and the incoming Obama administration face the daunting task of overhauling the government’s financial regulatory system, and that push could include increased regulation in the opaque derivatives market. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and a former director at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), advocated increased federal oversight of derivatives when he was with the CFTC in the late 1990s.
Tuesday, November 11, 2008Dean Karen RothenbergThe Baltimore Sun
– Johns Hopkins University is expected to announce today that it has selected as its new president Ronald J. Daniels, a Canadian-educated lawyer who is the provost of the University of Pennsylvania, sources have told The Baltimore Sun. Karen H. Rothenberg, JD, MPA, dean of the University of Maryland School of Law, said Daniels’ appointment bodes well for continued partnership between the two Baltimore campuses. "To have the president of Johns Hopkins with that background, I think, provides increasing opportunities for enriching the academic environment."
Monday, November 10, 2008Professor William ReynoldsThe Daily Record
– One Clinton appointee, Judge Andre Davis of the U.S. District Court for Maryland, was later nominated by Clinton to the 4th Circuit. The nomination, however, was made too soon before Clinton left office to gain consideration from the Senate. Professor William Reynolds, JD, of the School of Law, said Obama should give Davis serious consideration for the 4th Circuit. "He’s just an excellent judge," Reynolds said.
Monday, November 10, 2008Professor Michael GreenbergerLegal Times
– Attorney Clark Ogilvie serves as staff director for the U.S. House subcommittee on derivatives, and currently that committee’s primary focus is on federal regulation of credit default swaps. The approach to that regulation requires an intimate understanding of the Commodity Exchange Act and its complexities. "[Ogilvie] wields that like a weapon," said Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and a former director at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, who worked with Ogilvie over the summer on legislation regarding oil derivatives.
Monday, November 10, 2008Professor Sherrilyn IfillListen Now, NPR
– Host Farai Chideya speaks with James Rucker, executive director of Color Of Change, an online citizens' lobby group; Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, a professor at the School of Law and a civil rights lawyer; and Eddie Glaude Jr., a professor of religion and African-American studies at Princeton University.
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