Faculty in the News - Archive



Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Professor William Reynolds

Daily Record - President Barack Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, an Hispanic who rose from poverty to attend elite schools and serve with distinction on the federal bench. Paula Monopoli, JD, professor at the School of Law called it "astonishing and really unacceptable" that the court has only one woman when women comprise more than half the U.S. population and are a growing presence in the legal profession. Professor William Reynolds, JD, said conservatives might bristle at Sotomayor's past statement that her life experience informs her decisions. But Reynolds said that is true for all judges.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Professor Michael Greenberger

WashingtonPost.com - When top officials at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wanted to start regulating over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives in the late 90s, Treasury Department lawyers argued that such a move would technically change the definition of OTC derivatives to futures and trigger a deluge of lawsuits from investors who held existing OTC derivative contracts. Michael Greenberger, JD, director of the division of Trading and Markets at the CFTC at the time and a professor at the School of Law, is quoted.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Professor Jane F. Barrett

The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Water Online, The (Ocean City) Dispatch - In a settlement to a legal challenge by watershed groups, the Maryland Department of the Environment pledges to update erosion control and building site sediment runoff requirements in the next year. The University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic at the School of Law represented the Waterkeeper Alliance and 12 watershed groups in challenging the state's proposed construction runoff controls as too lax. Jane Barrett, JD, associate professor and director of the law clinic, contended that the state needs to do more because officials have acknowledged that 90 streams and rivers in the state are impaired by too much sediment, which prevents underwater vegetation from growing and harms fish

Friday, May 22, 2009

Professor Michael Greenberger

Security Management - Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and the director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, said local jurisdictions need more funding to foil would-be terrorist attacks like the recently toppled plot to bomb two New York City synagogues.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Professor Michael Greenberger

Foxnews.com - Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and the director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, said local jurisdictions need more funding to foil would-be terrorist attacks like the recently toppled plot to bomb two New York City synagogues.

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