Faculty in the News - Archive



Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

Politico.com - Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, a professor at the School of Law, wrote: "If you seethed as I did at Justice Clarence Thomas' unbroken silence this past Wednesday during the oral argument in the case that may result in the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, then you know that the court desperately needs an African-American justice on the court who is willing and able to articulate a clear vision of the continuing relevance of civil rights laws in ensuring the protection of full and meaningful minority citizenship rights in this country."

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Professor Michael Greenberger

WTTG TV, Ch. 5 (Washington, D.C.), MyFoxDC.com - President Obama will have his first opportunity to appoint a new Supreme Court justice when Justice David Souter retires this summer. Michael Greenberger, JD, a professor at the School of Law and the director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, is quoted.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

The Baltimore Sun - On the announced resignation of Justice David Souter, Sherillyn Ifill, JD, professor at the School of Law, writes: "A woman nominee is an imperative at this point. In fact, given the likelihood that Ms. Ginsburg will retire fairly soon as well, it's a good idea to queue up several woman candidates for the court."

Monday, May 4, 2009

Professor Sherrilyn Ifill

CNN.com, Out of the Jungle, Cara Ellison, The Baltimore Sun - Sherrilyn Ifill, JD, a professor of law at the School of Law and a civil rights lawyer who specializes in voting rights and political participation, has written an editorial on CNN.com contemplating the sorry state of diversity in the Supreme Court. "State court judges, full-time law professors, former criminal defense attorneys, even civil practice trial lawyers--not so much," writes Ms. Ifill.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Professor Robert Percival

WitchesBres (Peoria, Ill.) - Robert Percival, JD, MA, professor and director of the School of Law's environmental law program, explained, "The constitution outlines broad principles, and what impact they will have depends on how they are treated by the president, the legislature, and the courts."

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