Faculty in the News - Archive



Thursday, May 28, 2009

Professor Larry Gibson

WJZ-TV, WJZ.com - A judge decided to drop perjury charges against the Mayor and drop all charges against a Baltimore City Councilwoman. "Members of a legislative body, a city council or general assembly have absolute immunity for their legislative actions. Their votes cannot be used as evidence against them," agreed School of Law Professor Larry Gibson, LLB.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

WickedFire.com - Story consists of a reprint, with commentary, of "Playing Hardball With Affirmative Action" by Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, professor at the School of Law.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Professor Michael Greenberger

WUSA TV, Ch. 9 (Washington, D.C.) - Now that President Obama has nominated appellate court judge Sonia Sotomayor to fill outgoing Justice Souter's seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, the Senate--with only 40 Republican votes--will hold its confirmation hearings. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and the director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, is quoted.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Professor Michael Greenberger

Daily Kos - As chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the 1990s, Brooksley Born fought to regulate complex financial instruments known as over-the-counter derivatives--the very instruments believed to be at the heart of the current economic crisis--but her efforts were squelched by the likes of Alan Greenspan, Arthur Levitt, Robert Rubin, and Larry Summers. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and a former director at the CFTC under Born, is quoted.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

Objectivist v. Constructivist v. Theist - School of Law Professor Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, points out that New Haven has a history of discriminating in its fire department. However, New Haven didn't even try to defend its policy in terms of compensating for past discrimination because it knew that one cannot compensate one person for what was done to another.

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